Paul Schmitz

Paul Schmitz is CEO of Leading Inside Out, a non-profit and philanthropic advisory firm, Senior Advisor to The Collective Impact Forum, and an Innovation Fellow at Georgetown University’s Beeck Center for Social Innovation and Impact.

In his book Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up (Jossey Bass, 2011), Paul shares his lessons learned from 21 years leading Public Allies, an innovative leadership development program that helped more than 5,000 diverse young adults across the USA turn their passions to make a difference into careers as leaders working for community and social change.

He has previously served as a social innovation advisor to the White House, and has been named three separate years on The Non-profit Times list of the 50 most influential non-profit leaders in America.