Brenna began her career in education working as a Teach for America New Orleans corps member. Soon after, Brenna worked as the Director of Information and Analysis for KIPP New Orleans Schools. Then, she worked as an independent consultant, helping shape portfolio strategies for major urban school districts on the East Coast. Brenna previously worked at McKinsey & Company. Brenna received her undergraduate degree, Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude from Duke University and her master’s degree from Tulane University.
Brenna and her husband Jared, a charter school principal, have two children.