Meet TNTP's leadership team: 17 people who shape the organization's goals, services and strategy.
Joe HettlerVP, Strategic Growth
Joe Hettler oversees TNTP’s business development strategy, ensuring that TNTP develops the deep and diverse relationships that allow us to advance our mission, and manages a portfolio of client work.
Previously, as a Partner, Joe managed the Memphis Teacher Talent Initiative, overseeing recruitment, selection, staffing and central office systems work within the unified Shelby County Schools district in Tennessee. He played a critical role in ensuring that the district adopted best practice staffing policies, improved internal Human Resource systems, and had effective teachers in the classroom on the first day of school. Joe also worked to solve teacher recruitment and staffing challenges in Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Hillsborough County, Florida. Most recently, he led TNTP’s engagement with Indigenous communities through a partnership with the Bureau of Indian Education.
Prior to TNTP, Joe worked with Wintrust Financial and spent several years teaching third grade in Birmingham, Alabama. He holds a BA in business administration and an MEd from the University of Notre Dame.