Nancy S. Fishman

Co-Global Director, ReadyNation

Nancy Fishman joined the ReadyNation team in 2015 and serves as Co-Global Director of this international business membership organization that leverages the experience, influence, and expertise of more than 2,200 business executives to promote public policies and programs that build a stronger workforce and economy. Since 2006, ReadyNation members have made a bottom-line case for effective, bipartisan investments in children as the future workforce that will drive success in the global marketplace.

Prior to joining ReadyNation, Nancy was the State Director of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Early Learning Investment Commission. The Commission, comprised of 75 senior-level business executives across the commonwealth, supports public investment in high-quality early care and education as a workforce and economic development strategy. Previously, Nancy was the Director of Success By 6, the early childhood initiative of the United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Nancy was elected as a school director for Carlisle Area School District (PA) in 2003 and served for 12 years including seven years as the school board president. She previously served on several boards including Kiwanis Club of Carlisle, Carlisle Family YMCA, YWCA Carlisle, and Cumberland Shared Housing. She is also a guest lecturer on education and local government issues.

Nancy Fishman received her B.A. in policy and management studies from Dickinson College and a M.S. in psychology from Shippensburg University.

By Nancy S. Fishman