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Jesse Moyer

South Dakota '03

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Jesse Moyer currently serves KnowledgeWorks as the Senior Director of School Development. In this role, Jesse leads the business development, strategy creation and operations of KnowledgeWorks’ largest team, charged with delivering professional development and technical assistance to school districts across the country so every child receives the education they deserve. Prior to his current role, Jesse served in several other positions within KnowledgeWorks helping organizations think differently about the world they wanted to create, primarily through working with state education agencies, legislatures and Governors’ offices to create a policy environment that supports student-centered learning practices.

Before joining KnowledgeWorks, he served as Director of Chapter Services for Phi Delta Theta Fraternity General Headquarters, directing membership education and chapter support activities for more than 10,000 undergraduate members on over 150 campuses across the United States and Canada. Jesse also served as a Leadership Consultant in the Southeast region.

Jesse earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Dakota, a Master of Education from Xavier University and a Certificate in Executive Management from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a member of Class 28 of Leadership Hamilton.

Jesse lives in Hamilton, Ohio with his wife Courtnee and sons Cooper and Bentley. He enjoys attending the boys’ soccer games, coaching Bentley in baseball and leading Cooper’s Cub Scout Den.  When he’s not busy with the boys, he likes to golf, read and cheer on the Xavier Musketeers and Cincinnati Reds.

A Piece of Advice

Throughout my career, I have supervised many people who are just entering the workforce or are very early in their careers. I tell them all the same thing: Collect as many experiences as possible. Participate in as many things as you can. It may not seem useful or relevant now, but you never know when that experience might be useful down the road. Phi Delta Theta affords the opportunity to do this before you begin your career. Sit on committees. Volunteer for the job no one else wants. Run for the chapter office you’ve always wanted. I can say, without a doubt, those things will help you become a leader both in school and, subsequently, in your career.