Mark DiBella

Mark DiBella is Chief Executive Officer of YES Prep Public Schools, a high-performing charter system serving more than 17,000 students from underserved communities on more than 20 campuses. He began his career in education as a 1999 Teach For America corps member, teaching fifth grade at HISD’s Garcia Elementary. After joining YES Prep in 2001 as a teacher, DiBella held various leadership roles within the YES Prep system and was instrumental in executing the system’s growth strategy, significantly expanding the number of students served, before becoming CEO in 2016.

(Spring 2022)