Founder and CEO of Atlas Corps
Named one of the Top 50 Nonprofit CEOs in the U.S. by the Nonprofit Times, Scott Beale is the Founder and CEO of Atlas Corps, a leadership development program for the world’s best social change professionals. Sometimes called a “reverse Peace Corps,” Atlas Corps brings leaders from around the world to serve in the U.S., Colombia and Australia.
Over 11 years, Atlas Corps has supported more than 550 leaders from 85 countries who have served at many of the world’s best organizations, such as American Express, Ashoka, Grameen Foundation, McKinsey, UNICEF, and the U.S. Peace Corps. Prior to launching Atlas Corps, Mr. Beale worked in the White House, at Ashoka and with the U.S. Department of State.
Among Mr. Beale numerous accolades include being named one of the top three nonprofit CEOs in Washington, DC; “The Nonprofit Entrepreneur” by the Washington Post; and the National Award for Citizen Diplomacy.
Mr. Beale has a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgetown University and a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Delaware. He is an alum of the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program and an Adjunct Professor of Leadership at Georgetown University. He serves on the Board of AIESEC USA. He currently splits time between Cuba and the U.S. and has lived in seven different countries (Bosnia, Colombia, Cuba, India, Mexico, Pakistan, and the U.S.).