Ali Yilmaz is currently serving as Director of Human Resource Management at Concept Schools. Prior to this role, he was Director of New Schools and Development at the same organization. He has more than 15 years of teaching and administrative experience in urban charter schools in the United States. He is also a doctoral student at University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, where he is currently working on his dissertation. In 2008, he obtained his master’s degree in Administrative Leadership from National- Louis University in Illinois. His primary research interests include employee retention, continuous improvement, administrative support, effective feedback systems, and performance management.