Mark Hecker is the Founder and Executive Director of Reach Incorporated. A winner of the 2011 Echoing Green Fellowship, Reach improves reading skills, across ages, by hiring and training struggling adolescent readers to tutor in DC elementary schools. Mark builds on his experience in Social Work and Education to encourage community empowerment and student engagement. When not working, Mark enjoys running, reading, and playing guitar. And, he enjoys spending time with you. Seriously, why don’t we hang out more?