Meet Our Team

The Say Yes management team and staff bring deep and diverse experience to an organization whose work extends across communities. Our leaders have previously held senior positions at the U.S. Department of Education, in school districts and in universities; in city and county government; in the school reform movement; at the Brookings Institution and other research centers, and at The New York Times.

Christopher T. Cross is chairman of the education policy consulting firm Cross & Joftus, where he contributes his considerable strategic planning, policy analysis and development skill.

Born in Atlanta, Ga., Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall spent much of her early life in Fayetteville, N.C., where her parents were educators. Dr. Fuse-Hall is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and…

Matthew McCreight is a Senior Partner at Schaffer Consulting. He has been with the firm since the late 1980s, consulting with a wide variety of organisations.

David Osher is Vice President and Institute Fellow at the American Institutes for Research.

Jerry Weast is a 35-year veteran and led Montgomery County Public Schools to achieve the highest graduation rate among the nation’s largest school districts for four consecutive years.

Contact Us

Are you inspired by the goals and approach of Say Yes? We invite you to reach out to the Say Yes National office or to a Say Yes chapter, to learn more about how you can get involved.