Roosevelt Lyons Vice President – Advocacy Prior to joining Quality Schools Coalition, Roosevelt was the Chief Operating Officer at a local charter school, overseeing financials, human resources, school compliance, and school operations. Previously, Roosevelt worked for the City of Kansas City, Mo. During his 10-year career with the City, Roosevelt held a number of titles including Interim Director of KC Parks and Senior Advisor in the Office of Mayor Sly James. Roosevelt served as the Regional Field Director for the Democratic National Committee in Kansas City. He holds a BS in Liberal Studies and a Master of Public Administration. Roosevelt has two daughters and resides in Kansas City.