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 Dates & Documents

2022-2023 PLA Board Calendar

PLA Board Meeting Schedule

2022-2023 Advisory Board Calendar

Board meeting dates/Fechas de reunión de la junta/Dates des réunions du conseil

Register in advance for Advisory Board meetings:

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

2021-2022 Advisory Board Minutes

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

2022 Advisory Board Meeting Agendas

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