Eli began tutoring other students at age 10 and has worked since then to ensure that all students have the opportunity for a quality education. Prior to joining Redbird, Eli was the President and CEO of Pacific Charter School Development, the leading developer of charter school facilities. PCSD, a non-profit real estate development organization, has developed 50 schools serving approximately 20,000 students. Prior to PCSD, Eli was a Director at The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation. Eli also served as Regional Director for Platform Learning, a national academic intervention company, where he managed the western operations for the organization. Eli has a B.S. in Business Administration and Finance from Howard University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.