Nickolas Rodriguez


Delivery Associates

Nick Rodriguez is the CEO at Delivery Associates, an organization whose mission is to improve the effectiveness and accountability of government worldwide. In this role, he partners with governments - and the nonprofits and philanthropies that support them - to deliver better results through better implementation across sectors, including education, workforce, economic mobility, climate, and health. He is also a co-author of “Deliverology 101,” a field guide for education leaders that is the basis of DA's approach to implementation, and its successor, “Deliverology in Practice." Prior to his work at Delivery Associates, Nick was a co-founder at the Education Delivery Institute, a nonprofit that focused on helping K-12 and higher education leaders to improve the implementation of their reforms. Prior to that, he was an engagement manager with McKinsey & Company’s education practice, where he advised public sector leaders on policy and implementation at the local, state, and national level. Nick began his career in public service over two decades ago as the student member of the California State Board of Education and as a youth advocate with the California Association of Student Councils. He continues that service today as a member of the Washington, DC Public Charter School Board - the governing board that authorizes and regulates all public charter schools in the city. He is also a member of the boards of EL Education, Instruction Partners, and the Longview Foundation