Marc Philpart, Managing Director, has deep expertise, networks, and experience in the boys and men of color field. As the leader of the PolicyLink boys and men of color team, he provides technical assistance in support of My Brother’s Keeper communities, is a consultant for the Executives’ Alliance to Expand Opportunities for Boys and Men of Color, serves on the board of the R.I.S.E. collaborative for boys and men of color, is the principal coordinator for the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color--the nation's only statewide network improving outcomes for boys and men of color, and oversees the development of new, strategic PolicyLink partnerships and projects that contribute to the overall health and success of BMOC, their families, and communities. Marc has been a leader in the BMOC field for nearly a decade. Prior to joining PolicyLink, Marc worked in the president’s office at PATH, a nonprofit global health organization. He holds master's degrees in public affairs and public health from the University of Washington in Seattle and earned his BA in History from Xavier University of Louisiana. In his spare time he enjoys international travel, reading, and the paradoxical life of being a fitness junkie and foodie.