Adam Peshek is senior fellow at Stand Together where he focuses on education policy. Prior to joining Stand Together, Peshek spent eight years in leadership positions with ExcelinEd, including managing policy director. In this role, Peshek provided strategic support to state leaders interested in developing and implementing policies that expanded educational options for children. He also served as vice president of advocacy, directing the organization’s advocacy efforts with governors, state legislatures and departments of education, and other stakeholders. Peshek has provided testimony to more than a dozen state legislatures and is a frequent commentator on education policy.