Allan C. Golston
Allan Golston, President of the United States Program, leads the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s efforts to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education that leads to success in college and their career. He oversees the U.S. Program’s major areas of investment — Education, Pacific Northwest, Special Initiatives and Advocacy.
Mr. Golston’s professional background is in finance, health care and education. He holds an MBA from Seattle University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Colorado. He is an active community volunteer and serves on the boards of a number of regional and national organizations.