Zack Knowles is the associate director of Foundation Relations at American Progress. He was formerly an associate director of institutional giving at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and associate director of foundation relations in the university’s central development office. In this capacity, he worked to secure foundation and corporate funding for faculty research and programming.

Knowles holds a B.A. in international studies from American University and an M.A. in international education from the George Washington University.