The Apex Group consists of leading educators from across the country who have a strong desire to support school and districts and see teachers, leaders, and students succeed in their educational goals.
Todd Zoellick, Founder and President
Todd Zoellick is an author, educator, attorney, business owner, and frequent lecturer on education, literacy, and policy issues. He is an advocate for children and education across the United States and around the world. In addition to his work with The Apex Group, Todd is the Founder and President/CEO of the Literacy Matters Foundation, a 501(c)(3) with the mission of providing books to children who need resources to practice reading and provide resources to the adults in early readers’ lives’ to help propel them forward in their reading and help early readers become successful readers. He is also the President of TransitPro Logistics, a school transportation logistics firm and the author of a series of early elementary children’s books.
Formerly, Todd was the Deputy Secretary’s Regional Representative for Region V at the United States Department of Education. He was appointed by President George W. Bush to that role in 2005 and served as one of Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings’ top officials for Region V until 2009. At the Department of Education, Todd visited thousands of schools throughout the region and actively engaged students, teachers, parents, administrators, business and civic organizations, and government officials to explain education policy and to build bridges between practitioners and policy makers.