Jeff Edmondson was the founding executive director of The Strive Partnership in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky where he worked with leaders across sectors and to align what works for kids behind the goal of supporting the success of every child, every step of the way from Cradle to Career. Based at KnowledgeWorks, he now leads the Strive Network that works to translate lessons from this work to support similar efforts across the country. He was recently named the American Express NGen Leadership Award to recognize an emerging leader having significant impact in the social sector.