Philip Weinberg, Advisory Board, is the president & CEO of STRIVE, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit workforce development organizations, based in East Harlem, New York, and with operations in 12 U.S. cities.
An accomplished social sector leader, Weinberg’s career has spanned the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, focusing on building pipelines of economic opportunity and mobility in underserved communities across the country.
Immediately prior to joining STRIVE, Phil served as president of the New York City Workforce Investment Board, appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to drive, coordinate, and oversee workforce development services in New York City, the nation’s largest workforce investment area. Weinberg’s deep commitment to economic opportunity and inclusive economic growth has been informed by his prior leadership roles in the education reform arena, having led a business group focused on K-12 education at the global education company Kaplan, Inc. and in driving school transformation and building a charter school network while at Victory Education Partners.
His private sector experience also includes working at the management consulting firm, Bain & Company, and his government experience also includes working at the Illinois Department of Human Services, where he was part of overhauling the state’s human services system during the implementation of welfare reform.
Weinberg has served on numerous nonprofit boards, including as board chair of the NYC Employment & Training Coalition and on the Workforce Development Council of the US Conference of Mayors. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Northwestern University. Weinberg lives in New York City with his wife Jessica and their two daughters.