Our Board

Board of Directors

Promise Prep is now led by Phalen Leadership Academies Board of Directors. Our Board is made up of passionate and talented individuals from Indiana and from across the country who all have had amazing success and determination in ensuring that children achieve at high levels and receive the quality education that they deserve. PLA is unique in that its board represents the community we serve. Please see below to learn a little bit more about our board.

Marlin Jackson Super Bowl Championship cornerback, Indianapolis Colts;Executive Director, Fight for Life Foundation
Kristopher Kingery Principal, River Birch Elementary School in Avon, IN
Earl Martin Phalen CEO, George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academies
James Phalen Retired Vice Chairman, State Street Global Advisors
Fernando Reimers Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education & Director of Global Education and International Education Policy, Harvard University

Contact our National Board of Directors at plaboard@phalenacademies.org.

Advisory Board

Promise Prep’s Advisory Board consists of stakeholders with diverse professional expertise and multiple ties to the Indianapolis community. All members are united by Promise Prep’s mission.

Faegre Baker Daniels


Heritage Group

Eskenazi Health

Board Date & Documents

PLA Board Meeting Schedule

2021-2022 Advisory Board Calendar

  • August 27th, 2021
  • September 24th, 2021
  • October 22, 2021
  • November 19, 2021
  • December 17, 2021
  • January 28, 2022
  • February 25, 2022
  • March 25, 2022
  • April 22, 2022
  • May 27, 2022
  • June 24, 2022

Register in advance for board meetings:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

2021-2022 Board Minutes

June 3, 2022
April 22, 2022
March 18, 2022

2022 Board Meeting Agenda

January 28, 2022
December 17, 2021
November 19, 2021
October 29, 2021
September 24, 2021
August 27, 2021
July 17, 2021