GPS Founder David Richards has extensive experience in education as well as strong support from the Sacramento community. For over 20 years, David has served in various roles in education such as a teacher, principal, and superintendent. Ten of those years, he devoted to Summit Public Schools, a network of charter schools in the Bay Area, which has been recognized for excellence by Newsweek and has also delivered impressive results for all students. Additionally, David is a parent of two young children and strongly believes in offering an innovative and diverse educational model that will prepare children for success in the future. Finally, our board and advisory team has over 100 years of combined experience in education, business operations, innovation, and financial management.