Chief of Finance & Operations
Kyle Salyer currently serves as Chief of Finance & Operations with KIPP LA Public Schools and is a member of the 2013 Broad Residency cohort. Prior to joining KIPP LA, Kyle was Executive Vice President with MicroCredit Enterprises (MCE), a social venture that leverages private guarantees to provide debt financing to microfinance institutions worldwide. Kyle played an instrumental role in helping to launch and lead the development of MCE’s loan portfolio with microfinance institutions. Kyle has also served as Investment Manager with First Light Ventures, where he managed their initial seed-stage investments in India and the US, as well as the creation of Village Capital. Kyle gained his initial experience in the microfinance sector when he worked as Regional Manager with AMEXTRA in Mexico, developing and managing the Chiapas branch of their microfinance initiative. Kyle also currently serves as a pro bono Board Member and Treasurer with Lifewater International and Jacaranda Health. Kyle holds a MBA from the University of California, Davis and a BA from UCLA in International Economics and International Development Studies.