“America250 is thrilled to welcome Matt and Kyle as we undertake the ambitious goal of inspiring the American spirit and engaging with all Americans through our programming,” mentioned President and CEO Joseph C. Daniels. “Both have demonstrated outstanding leadership within their respective fields and foster a deep connection to America250’s mission. We are confident they will be tremendous additions to our leadership team in the lead up to 2026.”
“America250 presents an incredible chance to deepen our connection to our history and each other in ways that will positively impact generations to come,” mentioned Anderson. “I’m thrilled to join this talented and inspired team and look forward to helping shape this effort as we bring on national partners, programs and initiatives designed to engage and unite all Americans.”
“I’m honored and humbled to play a role in this momentous, once-in-a-lifetime occasion for our country,” mentioned Schatzle. “My career has been dedicated to helping organizations support impactful, life changing work. I’m excited to begin working with America250 as we boldly engage more than 350 million Americans through unique programs and initiatives at the local, state, national and international level.”
Kyle Anderson, Senior Vice President
With greater than a decade of expertise on Capitol Hill and time spent in management roles within the company and non-profit sectors, Anderson will assist the group’s targets to develop programming and initiatives that encourage Americans to resume and strengthen our daring experiment in democracy.
Prior to his appointment with America250, Anderson served as Executive Director of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Congressional Black Caucus and director of communications and advertising and marketing with the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer. Throughout his practically 10 years working with the U.S. House of Representatives, Anderson notably managed messaging and steerage to Congressional Offices on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the 2013 governmental shutdown.
“I have had the opportunity to work with Kyle during his time as a senior Hill staffer and I believe his insight and experience will be valuable assets for America250,” mentioned Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) who serves as a member of the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission. “His focus on diversity, equity and inclusion, and the respect he has earned from Members of Congress and his colleagues on and off the Hill, will be critical in the success of America250.”
Anderson additionally held a number of senior management positions, together with with the Delaware River Port Authority and the 2016 Democratic National Convention Committee. Throughout his tenure, he managed communications across the 2015 Philadelphia Papal Visit and oversaw press relations for one of the crucial profitable and numerous Democratic Conventions in historical past.
Anderson earned his B.A. in political science from Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
Matt Schatzle, Chief Development Officer
In his new function, Schatzle will function a key member of the senior administration group and lead America250’s five-year main fundraising marketing campaign that’s going to name on and encourage Americans from all walks of life to assist the group honor our nation’s first 250 years and to think about the unbelievable potential of the subsequent 250.
With over 20 years’ expertise main nationwide non-profits, associations and foundations, Schatzle is a acknowledged knowledgeable in strategic planning, program growth and fundraising. During his profession, Schatzle has efficiently carried out main multi-million greenback campaigns, together with the Naval Academy’s $275 million Leaders to Serve a Nation marketing campaign, the Ocean Conservancy’s $35 million Campaign for the Oceans, and the United Services Organization’s (USO) $100 million marketing campaign in response to 9/11.
Prior to America250, he served as a managing director of The Zodiac Group, and beforehand was the Executive Director of the ASME Foundation, the place he helped create Future Engineers, a Okay-12, 3D printing competitors on the International Space Station and the options library platform Engineering for Change (E4C). Schatzle serves as Chairman of the Board of the Downtown Annapolis Partnership.
Schatzle acquired his B.S. from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
America250 is a multiyear effort to commemorate the semiquincentennial, or 250th anniversary, of the United States. The goal of the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, created by Congress, and the corresponding America250 Foundation, is to catalyze a extra good union by designing and main essentially the most complete and inclusive celebration in our nation’s historical past. America250 represents a coalition of private and non-private companions all working to create initiatives and packages that honor our first 250 years and encourage Americans to think about our subsequent 250. The commemoration interval started in 2020, culminates on July 4, 2026, and formally concludes in 2027. For extra info, go to www.america250.org and observe us on Facebook, Twitter , Instagram and TikTook.