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A Look at the Professional Life of the Senior Executive Aaron Lupuloff

Aaron C. Lupuloff is the Senior Executive Director of the Gwinnett County Public Schools who is dedicated to improve student achievement as well as create leaders of tomorrow. The GCPS Foundation focuses on ensuring student success, innovate, fund scholarships, support teaching as well as learning, develop leadership, as well as fund programs. According to Aaron Lupuloff, the foundation embraces, encourages, excites, educates, emblazons and empowers teachers and students. Leveraging the support of the Gwinnett community and embracing its mission, the GCPS foundation strives to continuously develop a system of state-of-the-art schools.

Mr. Lupuloff co-founded the Norcross High School (NHS) Foundation for Excellence where he served as a President, Vice President as well as Treasurer. The NHS foundation is a firm support of the arts, academics, and athletics. Aaron Lupuloff was also Georgia Tech Parents Advisory Board’s board member. He helped to found the Georgia Tech Parents Advisory Board. Mr. Lupuloff and his wife supports the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Partners Against Domestic Violence, and Camp Twin Lakes.

Previously, he served as Senior Managing Director for Bear Steams JP Morgan as well as Managing Director with Raymond James. He also grew Fifth Third’s fixed income group. Aaron Lupuloff graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama. He has over 35 years of experience in the financial services.

After starting the Norcross High School Foundation, he realized how helpful it was to students and teachers. He then went ahead to start GCPS Foundation to help thousands of Gwinnett’s students. When he wakes up in the morning, the GCPS Foundation’s mission is behind his mind and he is always looking forward to enable the foundation to achieve its goals. He is dedicated to growing a system of world class schools.

According to, he organizes whiteboard sessions designed for brainstorming. He interacts with more than 25 community activists to get vast insight, thoughts, as well as wisdom in an effort to bring ideas to life. He is excited about the trend of people realizing how important it is to focus on the most challenging students first to enable learning to bubble up and be successful. He is always looking to hear opinions from everyone in his community, a habit that is making him more productive as an entrepreneur.

If he was to advise his younger self, he would tell himself to be patient, more humble and seek help from others. According to the successful entrepreneur, you should never be afraid to fail. Failure is part of the process of learning and building a better self. Aaron Lupuloff values communication because it is the tool he uses to source for ideas, build on them and bring them to life.

Apart from the above traits, transparency has helped Mr. Lupuloff to win the hearts of corporations, individuals, grantors, foundations, and others who supports his cause. He likes to explain where the money goes and show the entities that the money they are injecting in is being used well. If there is one failure he has ever overcame, is the real estate investment that he had to wait for ten years before selling it. To know more about Aaron visit

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