Adam Lukoskie is vice president of the NRF Foundation. In this role, he oversees management of all major programs, ensures that efforts between the Foundation and the National Retail Federation on advocacy, workforce issues and research are aligned, and develops strategies, programs and activities to maintain the Foundation’s position as the leading philanthropic organization for the retail industry.
With more than a dozen years of experience managing teams within mission-driven organizations, Lukoskie has a proven record in system transformation and building winning teams. He spent the past 10 years in multiple leadership roles at Teach For America, one of the nation’s top education nonprofits. In his last role as senior managing director of procurement, he oversaw the purchasing of more than $35 million a year in services and supplies and developed a system that improved the efficiency of the organization’s procurement process, all while running a department that scored among the top of all Teach For America teams across all metrics.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, leadership and management from the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, Minn.) and a master’s degree in business administration from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.