Eva Long, president and cofounder of Excellence Launch Associates, a management consulting business that conducts the governor’s school accountability management audits, has worked as a teacher, superintendent and as UC-Berkeley adjunct faculty. She is a principal associate for Ahlers and Long Associates, a management and corporate training company, and owns and manages a multi-real estate holding. She has also managed multi-million dollar divisions and school districts and is a former retail business owner. National honors include awards from the Ford, Rockefeller and Fulbright Scholar foundations. She has a bachelor’s degree in Education and a master’s degree in Art from San Francisco State University as well as a master’s degree in Educational Administration, Curriculum and Supervision from Stanford University and a doctorate from Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara.