Jeremy McKey is director of special projects in the president’s office at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, where his responsibilities include managing special initiatives of the president’s office and supporting the president’s external leadership activities. His current focus is an RBF initiative that seeks to advance the 31 recommendations of Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century, the final report of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship.
Prior to joining the Fund, Mr. McKey worked as a teacher, translator, and editor in Germany and the United States. In 2014, he was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach English in Berlin. Mr. McKey holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Chicago, where he also minored in classics and mathematics.