CEO of Outward Bound USA

CEO of Outward Bound USA

John Read

10.8.2009

John Read heads the leadership team at Outward Bound USA, a nonprofit that promotes education through adventure, taking students and teachers on active learning adventures to inspire character development, self-discovery, and service both in and out of the classroom. A former assistant secretary for employment standards in the labor department under President Gerald Ford, Mr. Read was recognized with Newsweek’s "The Give Back Award," in 2006 as one of 15 leaders who "make America great."