Frank was appointed by Mayor Richard J. Berry in 2014 to serve on his Executive Leadership Team as the Director of Collective Impact.
Prior to his work in the Mayor’s Office, Frank served as the President of Contigo Research, Policy & Strategy, a national consulting firm that provides research, public policy and strategic thinking services. During his tenure at Contigo, Frank published several reports that raised the visibility of community schools, health care career pathways and integrated education/workforce collaboratives. During this period, Frank was also highly regarded as an expert in race equity for his work with National Council of La Raza and its affiliate organizations. Frank has been a featured contributor to Education Week and The Hechinger Report. Frank obtained a Ph.D at New Mexico State University in Educational Leadership and has both a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Journalism from the University of New Mexico.