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OneGoal in New York Welcomes new member to Board of Directors

NEW YORK, NY, November 11, 2022 – OneGoal, a leading national college access and success organization, has welcomed the President of Mudrick Capital Management, L.P. Tom Bachner, to the Board of Directors for the New York region.

As a board member, Mr. Bachner will advise OneGoal New York on growth strategy and resource development as it seeks to serve more students throughout the region.

“I’m very excited to join the OneGoal-New York regional Board of Directors. The OneGoal mission to close the degree divide and create equity in college access is critical, especially today. I am looking forward to using my years of experience in strategy and organizational leadership to help OneGoal New York achieve its ambitious 2025 Strategic Plan.”

“I’m honored to welcome Tom to the Board,” said OneGoal New York Executive Director Rochelle Sinclair. “His years of experience building partnerships and driving strategy for leading organizations make him an invaluable asset to OneGoal New York, especially as we embark on our new 2025 Strategic Plan. Given his commitment to our mission and making a deep impact within the communities we serve, I’m looking forward to leveraging his expertise and collaborating with him this year.”

Before Mudrick, Bachner spent 19 years at Bridgewater Associates, most recently as Global Head of Institutional Partnerships. Bachner also served in the U.S. government for ten years in a variety of intelligence-related roles. He served three tours in Eastern Europe, including two years in Bosnia as part of the NATO peacekeeping mission.

After leaving government service and earning an MBA from the University of Texas-Austin, Mr. Bachner was a strategy consultant for Arthur D. Little, focused on corporate financial strategy. He received a BA in political science with a focus on Soviet-American relations from Yale College, where he was a member of the varsity hockey team for three years.

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About Mudrick Capital Management, L.P.
Mudrick Capital Management, L.P. is an institutional investment firm specializing in distressed credit investing in U.S. and European credit markets. Mudrick manages approximately $3.4 billion as of August 31, 2022, on behalf of a diverse group of sophisticated global institutional investors. The firm has offices in New York and London.

About OneGoal in New York
OneGoal launched in New York in 2014 and is serving a projected 2,520 students in the 2022-2023 school year with 13 high school partners in Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, and Flushing. You can learn more about OneGoal New York here.

About OneGoal
OneGoal is a leading postsecondary access and success organization working to ensure all students receive high-quality, equitable college and career preparation and support so they can define their future. OneGoal develops teachers to support students in achieving their postsecondary aspirations and works with school and district leaders to transform college and career preparation for all students in their districts. 82% of OneGoal high school graduates enroll in a postsecondary institution, and 73% persist one year after graduation.

For more information on OneGoal, contact Stephen Barker, OneGoal Director of Communications, stephen.barker@onegoalgraduation.org, (316) 734-1042.

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