Brian J. Dulay
Brian Dulay is the Executive Director of the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education. MBRT is a non-profit coalition of more than 50 leading Maryland employers that have made a long-term commitment to support education and improve student achievement in Maryland. Brian reports to the MBRT Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s achievement of its mission and financial objectives. He serves as the chief liaison with federal, state, regional and local partners. MBRT has been recognized nationally by The Business Roundtable, the National Alliance of Business, the Public Relations Society of America, and the U.S. Department of Education for its successful efforts to involve business as a full partner in comprehensive education reform, setting high standards, demanding accountability, and building a strong, collaborative base of support. MBRT has also won the respect and confidence of the education community as evidenced by awards from the Maryland’s elementary and secondary principals associations, the Maryland State Teachers Association, and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).
Brian served as Chief Operating Officer of MBRT from 2013-2015, prior to being named Executive Director. In that role, he coordinated resource development, communications and project management for the organization.
Brian worked in grants administration for seven years at Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), including two years as the Executive Director of Resource Development. He managed a $50-million grant portfolio for the State Superintendent of Schools. Brian was the State Director for the Maryland GEAR UP Program at MSDE from 2006-2011. His management of a $10-million federal grant featured student-centered projects in six low-income school districts, resulting in improved graduation rates and higher college acceptance among a 2,100-student cohort. Brian also enhanced partnership opportunities with higher education and initiated non-profit collaboration in support of Maryland’s public schools.
Earlier in his career, Brian worked in Baltimore City Public Schools for four years, designing second-language instruction as a state-certified middle school teacher. He later coordinated literacy services for a high-poverty middle school while an Associate Faculty member at Johns Hopkins University.
Brian received a master’s degree in linguistics from Ohio University and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio State University. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps for two years as an English language instructor at a high school in the Czech Republic. He now resides in Towson, Maryland, with his wife and three sons.