Leadership in Buffalo
Our staff, alumni, board members and partners are committed to building a stronger Buffalo by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps members as leaders in their schools and community.
Meet Lindsay Haldeman
Senior Vice President and Executive Director for City Year Buffalo
Lindsay Haldeman has experience with strategic planning, board management, business development, fundraising, coaching and team management. She has worked in education for the last 18 years in a variety of settings; most recently she facilitated a COVID recovery working group of principals in Rochester and Buffalo; led strategic planning for schools and a talent organization; and completed grantmaking strategies for local and national foundations around teacher pipelines and opportunities for accelerated learning for students. Lindsay spent 9 years at the Achievement Network, a national education non-profit focused on strengthening teaching and learning in pursuit of educational equity. As Regional Vice President, she worked with district and charter leaders across 12 systems and 150 schools in NY, CT, RI, and MA to scope proposals to match their needs. She has managed and led teams of instructional leadership coaches. As Chief of Staff she supported the CEO and COO as ANet grew from 30 to 150 people in 3 years.
Lindsay enjoyed her time working with principals and leaders in Boston Public Schools in the Office of Human Resources and later as a non profit partner. She gained a deep appreciation for social justice while working at the Ford Foundation and continues to learn and unlearn as she strives to connect across lines of difference and be a part of diverse teams. She is a proud board member of Veritas Prep Charter School, founding member of 100 Women Who Care Rochester and mom to 3 boys. Lindsay loves ideas, supporting entrepreneurs and connecting with other parents and educators who are navigating their part in nurturing curious, engaged, compassionate, and determined children who will impact their broader community in positive ways. She graduated from Bowdoin College and Harvard Business School.