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Ashley Hanna

Ashley Hanna is the Chairwoman of the Board of CPS and is a Senior Advisor for Advocacy at Arnold Ventures.

Before the formation of Arnold Ventures, she served as President of Action Now Initiative, a political advocacy organization founded by Laura and John Arnold. In her role at Action Now, she executed reform strategies that spanned a range of policy areas, from nutrition to criminal justice to education. Earlier in her career, she was a partner in a large Houston law firm focusing on corporate securities, mergers, and acquisitions.

Ms. Hanna is actively involved with a number of nonprofit organizations in Houston. She served on the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Grants Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors for the CHRISTUS Foundation for Health Care and re: Mind.

She holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor's in Plan II Honors from the University of Texas.