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Deputy Executive Director


Cassie Lynn Foote is the Assistant Executive Director of the American Public Education Foundation. Previous to joining APEF, Cassie was the Director of Operations and Workforce Development for the Tennessee Business Roundtable, an organization of senior-level business leaders that seeks to collaborate with state government and Tennessee’s business organizations to develop and implement policy supporting business and economic growth in Tennessee. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and History, and from the Peabody College at Vanderbilt with a Master of Education in Leadership, Policy, and Organizations. 

Cassie currently serves on the Ayers Foundation Board of Directors and has been active on the Expect More Achieve More Advisory Council, the Business and Finance Career Clusters Advisory Committee for the CTE Division of the Dept. of Education, the Tennessee ACT Council, the Pathways for Prosperity State-wide Planning Committee, the PENCIL Foundation Board of Directors, the Tennessee Scholars Advisory Council, and the Junior League of Tennessee’s Advocacy and Public Awareness Committee.

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