< 2019 Forum Speakers

Luanne Zurlo

Luanne D. Zurlo is Executive Director of the Brilla public charter school network and voluntary afterschool Catholic faith formation program in the South Bronx.  Prior to joining Seton Education Partners in January 2018, Luanne taught finance, Catholic Social Doctrine and educational reform in developing countries at The Catholic University of America (CUA).  Luanne spent much of her early career working with Latin America as a ranked, Wall Street equity analyst.  After experiencing 9/11 firsthand, Luanne left Goldman Sachs and founded a not-for-profit organization, Educando, whose mission is to raise educational quality in Latin America, with a special focus on Brazil and Mexico.  Luanne has lived, studied and worked extensively in Latin America and Europe. She has an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Columbia Business School, an MA in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University SAIS and a BA in History from Dartmouth College. Luanne serves on a number of boards for Catholic organizations and lives in NYC, spending as much time as she can in Falmouth, Maine.