Philip Parham

Director, Talent and Recruitment

As Director of Talent, Philip Parham leads the search for BES Fellows to found and lead excellent schools. Philip has worked at the intersection of recruitment and education for the majority of his career. Prior to joining BES, Philip managed recruitment for national nonprofit Citizen Schools and for the search firm Commongood Careers. Most recently, he directed talent recruitment for a national college test preparation company, where he increased applications to open positions by 600 percent. Philip began his education career as a National Teaching Fellow, leading an extended-day program at a Massachusetts middle school. Philip received an M.Ed. from Lesley University and a B.A. in Religion from Harvard University.