Big Thought Board Names Byron Sanders as New President and CEO

Koya Leadership Partners is proud to have partnered with Big Thought on the successful recruitment and appointment of Byron Sanders as its new President and CEO.

One of Dallas’ most respected education nonprofits, Big Thought works with partners across the city to provide creative learning programs that enrich the lives of youth from communities with the greatest need.

Sanders joins Big Thought after serving as Vice President and Institutional Client Advisor for U.S. Trust where he advised nonprofit institutions on investment management strategy. He previously served as Executive Director of the Dallas Education Foundation and in 2011, helped lead Group Excellence, an educational services company, which was named the 5th fastest growing education company in the country and featured on the prestigious Inc. 500 list.

In addition to his work in the financial and educational arenas, his civic leadership includes many high-impact boards such as United Way’s Community Impact Council, Social Ventures Partners Dallas, CitySquare, and The ChildCareGroup.

Sanders is a graduate of the University of Tulsa with a B.A. in Business Administration and Marketing.

Read the full press release here: Big Thought Board Names Byron Sanders as New President & CEO of Dallas-Based Education Nonprofit.