Adam Peshek is Senior Director at Stand Together Trust, a grantmaking organization dedicated to supporting bottom-up solutions that revitalize key institutions of society. In this role, Adam oversees the strategy and execution of Stand Together Trust’s work in K-12 education. Peshek is also a Senior Fellow, where he focuses on education policy. Prior to joining Stand Together Trust, Peshek served in a variety of leadership positions in education advocacy organizations, including Vice President of Policy for yes. every kid. and VP of Advocacy and Managing Policy Director at ExcelinEd. In these roles, Peshek provided strategic support to state leaders interested in developing and implementing policies that expanded educational options for children, directed advocacy efforts with governors, state legislatures and departments of education, and other stakeholders. Peshek has provided expert testimony to more than a dozen state legislatures and is a frequent commenter on education policy.