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Trilogy Places Board Member for Pivot Learning Partners

Burlingame, CA (August 27, 2015)Michael Hopkins has been elected to the Board of Directors of Pivot Learning Partners, a nonprofit organization of K-12 experts who work directly with schools, districts and charters to address some of the biggest challenges they face, including how to raise student achievement and close the large achievement gaps between groups of students.

As a Board Member, Mr. Hopkins will support the work of Pivot Learning Partners and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance.

Mr. Hopkins is the CEO of Ice Energy, the leading provider of thermal energy storage for the grid, with its award winning Ice Bear system deployed in more than 40 utility service territories.  Prior to joining Ice Energy, Hopkins practiced law for 18 years as a partner with Bennett Jones LLP.  Mike is a member of the Board of Chancellors of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, a member of the Board of Chancellors, a member of the Board of Trustees of William Sansum Diabetes Center, a member of the Board of Directors of Integrated Marine Education and Research Expeditions and a member of the Board of Directors of Orthoshop Geomatics Limited.  Mike received a B.A. and a law degree from the University of Ottawa, an M.A. from the University of Miami and an MBA from the University of Alberta.

Chuck Pappalardo handled the assignment on behalf of Trilogy.

Trilogy has advised numerous nonprofit and education-focused organizations on talent acquisition and related needs. These organizations  including Book Trust, Education Sector, EdSource, Santa Clara University, Stupski Foundation, and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Pivot Learning Partners Mission and Vision: Pivot Learning Partners is a non-profit organization whose mission is to revitalize public education by developing the leaders and building the education organizations of the future. We envision a future in which race, class, language, gender and culture are no longer good predictors of educational outcomes for students.

About Trilogy Search Non+Profit: Trilogy Search Non+Profit is a retained executive recruitment firm headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Trilogy specializes in placing executives who are multi- dimensional, integrated, and equipped to effectively lead for-profit and nonprofit institutions. The company conducts C-level searches and builds executive management teams for high technology, clean technology, life sciences, non-profit, and philanthropy clients.