In Chapter 10 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "What Leadership Skills Are Becoming More Relevant as Your Career Progresses?" Epstein believes the role of a leader is to get team members excited about their roles and engaged in their work. He finds honesty, availability and presence help him nuture and develop his teams.
Andrew Epstein is CFO of the Ascend Learning Charter School Network. Previously, Epstein was a finance executive at Democracy Prep Public Schools and an operations executive at Universal Music Group's Island Def Jam Records. He is a former Teach for America corps member and middle-school science teacher. He holds a BA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Columbia Business School.