Andrew Epstein on Planning Charter School Market Entry Strategy

In Chapter 15 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "What Goals are You Setting as You Look to What Comes Next in Your Education Career?"  In his higher education executive job at Ascend Learning, Epstein looks out to opening out multiple new charter schools annually and putting the right business model and financing in place to achieve sustainable school growth. 

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.