BOSTON, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry Neiterman, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, has been named to the National Board of Trustees for City Year, the national education organization that unites young people for a year of service in high-need schools. Neiterman, a longstanding supporter of City Year, served on the board of City Year Boston from 2007 through 2015.
"Larry Neiterman is an outstanding leader and we are very pleased to welcome him to City Year's national Board of Trustees," said National Board Chair Jonathan Lavine. "Deloitte's long-standing support for City Year—including the exceptional pro bono services it provides—has had an enormous impact on the organization, and Larry will bring valuable insight and experience to City Year's work."
Neiterman is the Chief Operating Officer for Deloitte's U.S. consulting practice. He has been with Deloitte for more than 33 years and ran its Life Sciences & Health Care practice for 10 years. His personal areas of focus include: strategic planning, mergers and merger integration, and operations consulting. His client-service efforts have been directed at many of the practice's most significant life sciences and health care clients.
"Larry brings to the board an extraordinarily valuable combination of deep knowledge and experience in organizational excellence, passion for and commitment to improving educational outcomes, and a history of leadership in his professional and volunteer capacities," said City Year CEO and Co-Founder Michael Brown. "We are grateful for his exemplary service to City Year Boston and are delighted that he will continue to help advance the organization as a member of the City Year, Inc. Board of Trustees."
"City Year AmeriCorps members are doing important work in schools across the country, and I am privileged to join the National City Year Board of Trustees," said Neiterman. "I look forward to continuing to be a part of Deloitte's ongoing support to help City Year build the capacities needed to design, build and scale its work in schools nationwide."
As City Year's National Strategy and Innovation Sponsor, Deloitte collaborates with City Year to maximize impact in schools across the country. Deloitte's support includes investments of cash and the time and talent of its people through pro bono, skills-based volunteerism, board service on City Year local boards across the country and mentorship of City Year's corps members and staff.
The National Board of Trustees for City Year is a volunteer national board that provides strategic direction and performs fiduciary responsibilities for the organization. Members of the National Board of Trustees for City Year also provide strategic counsel as City Year implements its ten-year Long Term Impact (LTI) plan to dramatically increase the urban graduation pipeline by deploying City Year AmeriCorps members into high-need urban schools.
The members of the National Board of Trustees for City Year include leaders in business, public education, and national service and from across the country. For a complete list of the National Board of Trustees for City Year and their biographies, please visit www.cityyear.org.
City Year is an education-focused national service organization founded in 1988 that is dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. It partners with public schools in 27 urban, high-poverty communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and South Africa. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide high-impact student, classroom and school-wide support to help students stay in school and on track to graduate from high school, ready for college and career success. A recent third-party study shows that schools that partner with City Year were 2-3 times more likely to realize math and English gains. A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is made possible by support from the Corporation for National and Community Service, school district partnerships, and private philanthropy from corporations, foundations and individuals. Learn more at www.cityyear.org, City Year's Facebook page, and on Twitter.
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