Local | March 15, 2018

Founder David Harris Leaving The Mind Trust


After more than a decade, Indianapolis-based The Mind Trust founder and Chief Executive Officer David Harris is stepping down. Harris will remain in Indianapolis as a founding partner in a national education change organization that will be launched later this year. Brandon Brown, who currently serves as senior vice president for education with The Mind Trust, has been named the nonprofit’s next CEO.

The Mind Trust was established in 2006 and has since launched three incubator programs designed to draw top educators and learning innovators to the city to support the creation of high-quality schools and education-focused nonprofits. It has secured over $80 million from local and national sources in 11-plus years to help with recruitment efforts and supporting 17 new schools and 10 nonprofits…