SACRAMENTO, CA (November 6, 2014) – City Year Sacramento has announced that Julie Quinn, a Director at Deloitte Consulting LLP, has joined its advisory board.
Julie is the Managing Director of Deloitte’s Sacramento office, the West Coast leader of Deloitte’s Public Sector Human Capital and Strategy & Operations practice areas, and a Certified Project Management Professional. With more than 20 years of consulting experience, Julie helps large public sector organizations address some of their most complex business challenges.
“We are honored to have Julie Quinn’s support as an advisory board member and look forward to building on the incredible relationship between our two organizations,” said Jake Mossawir, Executive Director and Vice President of City Year Sacramento. “Together, Deloitte and City Year are building the nation’s graduation pipeline to help create the business and civic leaders of tomorrow.”
Deloitte’s longstanding investment in City Year includes more than $3.5 million in financial resources and pro bono services to strengthen City Year’s capacity and reach nationwide. Deloitte has also been instrumental in helping City Year substantially increase funding levels with a number of large-scale grants, including a $36 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Every year, more than 200 Deloitte professionals across the country mentor City Year AmeriCorps members. Seventeen Deloitte partners, principals and directors sit on City Year boards, participating in skills-based and traditional projects in 11 markets.
Deloitte’s impact on City Year’s in-school service is far reaching. With Deloitte’s help, City Year has been able to capture 1,000 percent more information about student attendance and course performance. Deloitte also helped create a playbook to optimize school conditions for success and an impact model that illustrates best practices for deploying AmeriCorps members into schools. Deloitte professional have also trained more than 4,500 AmeriCorps members and staff on new learning modules.
In addition to City Year, Julie also serves on the board of directors of the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber), one of the state’s largest nonprofits, as well as the boards of United Way California Capital Region and Sacramento Children’s Home.
About City Year: City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization founded in 1988 that partners with public schools and teachers to help keep students in school and on track to succeed. In 25 communities across the United States and through two international affiliates, this innovative public-private partnership brings together teams of young AmeriCorps members who commit to a year of full-time service in schools. AmeriCorps members provide individual support to students who need extra care and attention, focusing on attendance, behavior, and course performance through in-class tutoring, mentoring, and after school programs.