Ph.D. in Economics, 2004. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis, U.S. Dept of the Treasury.
Economist,U.S. Federal Reserve Board (2004-10). Senior Economist, Council of Economic Advisers (2009-10). Policy Director of The Hamilton Project and Senior Fellow in Economics, The Brookings Institution (2010-14).
Ph.D. in Public Policy, 2004. Chief of Dissemination, EdLabs, Harvard University.
From 2010-2014 Gavin Samms served as Principal, Superintendent, and CEO of Fulton Leadership Academy, a start-up state-charter school in Atlanta, Georgia, serving boys of color. By the end of his tenure, the Academy was ranked #1 in the district (97th percentile in the state) in terms of value-added.
Ph.D. in Political Science, 2004. Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, University of Richmond.
Thad Williamson served as the first director of the City of Richmond's Office of Community Wealth Building while on leave from the University during the 2014-16 academic years. The Office is charged with implementing a comprehensive poverty reduction initiative encompassing education, employment, housing, and transportation, aligned with the recommendations of the Mayor’s Anti-Poverty Commission.