Chaka Booker is managing director of The Broad Residency in Urban Education. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of the Residency program including recruitment, selection, placement and professional development. Previously, Booker served as senior director of recruitment and selection for The Broad Residency. Prior to joining The Broad Center, Booker worked in the public sector, first as founder and director of A+ Services, a tutorial company operating within the Los Angeles Unified School District, and then as director of education for Star Inc., a provider of after-school enrichment, curriculum development and supplemental education services. Booker holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.