Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Taps New CEO; Google.org’s President Will Depart Next Month
Also, the Surdna Foundation promoted several program leaders during its recent reorganization, and Americares has named a new deputy senior vice president of emergency programs.
We're sorry. Something went wrong.
We are unable to fully display the content of this page.
The most likely cause of this is a content blocker on your computer or network.
If you continue to experience issues, please contact us at 202-466-1032 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
DeAngela Burns-Wallace, a member of the faculty at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education, will become CEO and president of the $2.5 billion grant maker next month. She stepped down in January after four years as chief information technology officer and secretary of the Department of Administration under Gov. Laura Kelly of Kansas.
Susan Chambers, who has served as its interim leader since September, will remain in her role on the foundation’s Board of Trustees.
Provash Budden is now deputy senior vice president of emergency programs.
He was most recently a consultant who advised projects to assist earthquake survivors in Turkey and Syria, as well as displaced citizens of Ukraine.
Jacquelline Fuller, vice president at Google and president of its grant-making arm, will depart after 16 years at the tech giant on August 2. She has led Google.org for the past 10 years.
A successor has not yet been named.
The $1.3 billion grant maker has reorganized and promoted several program leaders.
Gabriela Cinquegrana is now program manager. She was previously special assistant to its president’s office.
Patrice Green, director of the Surdna Foundation’s Inclusive Economies Program, is now vice president of programs.
Robert Smith III has been promoted from program officer to senior program officer for Thriving Cultures.
Jonathan Goldberg, director of learning and grant operations, has become vice president of learning and impact.
Silvana Serafimovska, grants manager, now serves as senior grants manager.
Elizabeth Cahill has been tapped as vice president of communications and engagement. She joined the foundation in 2020 as director of communications and engagement.
More New CEOs
Tyler Kurashige, chief operating officer at Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii, will be promoted to president and CEO on December 31. He will succeed Dennis Brown, who will retire after 25 years at the organization.
Bernice (Bee) Martin Lee will now serve as president and CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation. Most recently, she was senior philanthropy adviser at OhioHealth.
Jeffrey Oduro Okoro has been promoted from deputy director to executive director of CFK Africa. He first joined the international organization as a volunteer youths leader following post-election violence in Kenya in 2009.
Other Notable Appointments
Joel Clement, a senior fellow at the Harvard Belfer Center and an associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute, will now also serve as senior program officer for the Lemelson Foundation’s Climate Initiative. The foundation has committed $50 million through this program to advance education, justice, and the development of new solutions to climate change.
Christina (Krea) Gomez, a strategic program Adviser and Leading Edge fellow at the Rosenberg Foundation, has been promoted to senior program officer.
Ilyse Hogue, who stepped down as president of Naral Pro-Choice America in 2021 after eight years, has joined Rewiring America as a senior adviser.
Carey Scheide Miller is joining the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh as vice president for development. Most recently she was vice president of advancement at Chatham University.
Jennifer Seavey, executive director of Shoals Marine Laboratory, will become chief programs officer at the Island Institute on August 16.
Genelle Thomas has joined the Pace Center for Girls as executive director of Pace Clay, its center in Florida’s Clay County. Previously she was director of national initiatives at Partners for Youth with Disabilities. In addition, Teddy Thompson has been promoted from chief advancement officer to chief program officer at the Pace Center for Girls.
Scott Wasserman is retiring after 10 years as president and CEO of Unbound. Ashley Hufft, chief strategy officer and general counsel, will step up as interim CEO of this group with programs that help families in poverty worldwide.
William Grinker, founding president of MDRC, died on July 1 at age 88. As a young lawyer during the civil-rights movement, he worked for the U.S. Civil Rights Commission and the Ford Foundation. In 1974, he co-founded the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, with $50 million in support from the Ford Foundation and six federal agencies to test how supported employment programs could benefit marginalized workers.
Send an email to email@example.com.