Former L.A. Unified School District Superintendent
David Brewer (Ret.)
VADM Brewer has helped to launch the Mary S. Peake Fellowship for more than a decade. He began developing the Fellowship after serving as Vice Chief of Naval Education. VADM Brewer then served as Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District before returning to the Fellowship Development Team. VADM Brewer got to know the Fellowship Development Team as he oversaw disaster relief efforts during and after Hurricane Katrina as well as the Navy’s private sector relationships as he ran the Military Sealift Command. Raised in a family of educators, VADM Brewer serves on the Board of Bethune-Cookman University. He attended Howard University before graduating with a BS in Biology from Prairie View A&M University where he was commissioned in the first class of Naval ROTC established at an HBCU. To VADM Brewer, America’s promise depends on upskilling for a more sustainable & inclusive growth nationwide.