Success Academy Charter Schools Selects TCG for CHRO Search

NEW YORK, NY – Success Academy Charter Schools, the largest and highest-performing free, public charter school network in New York City, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Chief Human Resources Officer, Head of People Services search. Founder & CEO, Tom Christopher, and Managing Partner, Ayla Maloney are leading the search.

“Success Academy is one of the most profound and amazing charter school concepts in the United States,” said Tom Christopher. “Their platform and results in redefining the way in which K-12 education is delivered. We are profoundly humbled and sincerely blessed to have been selected out of any other firm to lead their CHRO, Head of People Services Search.”

This Head of Human Resources role is a transformational opportunity to build world-class HR systems, tools, and processes, shifting the function from administrative and policing to inspiring, enabling, and service-oriented in an incredibly mission-driven organization. This is a key leader and partner to the CEO and the Executive Leadership team to drive the success of the company and its ability to further impact the future of the communities they’re a part of.

Founded in 2006, Success Academy Charter Schools is redefining what’s possible in public education. Admission is open to all New York State children, including those with special needs and English language learners. Success Academy operates 47 schools serving 20,000 students in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. Their dual mission is to: Build exceptional, world-class public schools that prove children from all backgrounds can succeed in college and life, and advocate across the country to change public policies that prevent so many children from having access to opportunity.

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group please contact Ayla Maloney at

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders and HR consulting. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, & 2021 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.

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