Evan Gutierrez serves as the Managing Director for Curriculum and Assessment. Gutierrez fosters innovation in curriculum and program design through collaborative partnerships with a focus on advancing equity. Prior to joining TLP, he oversaw the academic program for Acero School in Chicago, a high performing charter network serving the Latino community. He has engaged in course, program and school model design with districts and CMOs in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City and New Orleans. Evan graduated with a BA in Jazz Performance from Berklee College of Music, an MBA with additional graduate study in Curriculum and Instruction from Loyola Marymount University. He lives in Michigan with his wife April and children Silvio and Miriam.