Kevin Hyde named president of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record
Kevin Hyde, managing partner of the Jacksonville office of the law firm Foley & Lardner, is the new chairman of the board of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund.
Lisa Cochran, Chief Information Officer for VyStar Credit Union, and Terry Patrick Walton of Terry Patrick Walton Consulting also joined the Board of Directors for four-year terms.
“We set big goals to close the literacy gap for students of color and launched an initiative to retain and recruit 1,000 male teachers by 2025. We couldn’t do it without the leadership provided by Chairman Hyde and our amazing board of directors, ”said Rachel Tutwiler Fortune Fund President in a press release.
Hyde also serves on the board of trustees of the University of North Florida, is a member of the Jacksonville Civic Council, and a board member of the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation and WJCT Public Broadcasting.
Elected to city council in 2003, Hyde served as its chairman in 2005-06.
Cochran joined VyStar as CIO in 2021 after more than 25 years with global banks including Citi and Bank of America.
Walton has spent 30 years in career counseling, career development and executive search services. Since 2008, she has focused on job search, resumes, interview techniques and career strategy coaching for young adults.
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund is a nonprofit organization that advocates to bridge the opportunities gap for low income students and students of color in Duval County through research, convening and initiatives strategic.
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