As Innovate Public Schools’ Events Coordinator, Tempest Early plays a key role in providing flawless event execution for this growing nonprofit organization. She studied communications, with a focus on public relations, at California State University, Sacramento and has since worked with small businesses to create signature events for their clientele.
Prior to joining Innovate, Tempest was the Events Coordinator for the Silicon Valley Business Journal, promoting and organizing one-of-a-kind events for corporate sponsors. While in this role, the events department was given the American Eagle Award for Excellence (Outstanding Performance Events), beating out 42 other American City Business Journal markets in 2016.
As a Bay Area native, Tempest’s personal experience with the public school system has shaped her passion about creating effective school reform.