Since May 2012, John Gomperts has served as president and CEO of America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest partnership network dedicating to improving the lives of children and youth. In this role, he leads the strategic and programmatic initiatives for the organization, including its Grad Nation Campaign which mobilizes communities, individuals and organizations to help end the high school dropout crisis.
A long history in the service and youth movements, Gomperts was Director of AmeriCorps before joining America’s Promise. He also previously served as President of Civic Ventures and CEO of Experience Corps. Gomperts began his career on Capitol Hill working for Senator Harris Wofford of Pennsylvania and also practiced law.