ABOUT People Staff

Our Staff

Philanthropy Southeast members benefit from an exceptionally responsive and thoughtful staff that cares about supporting grantmakers as they strive for higher performance and improved outcomes. Our staff is accessible, knowledgeable and dedicated to delivering events and programs of the highest quality while connecting members to a wealth of resources and insight on best practices and trends in philanthropy.


Janine Lee

President & CEO

Jaci Bertrand

Vice President of Member Engagement

Kevin Brittelle

Manager of Creative Design & Multimedia Projects

Dena Chadwick

Chief Operating Officer


Tiffany Friesen

Vice President of Programs & Partnerships

David Miller

Vice President of Strategic Communications

Stephen Sherman

Director of Research & Data

S.E. Spencer Keziah

Senior Programs Associate


Utoia Wooten

Senior Programs Associate

Philanthropy Southeast
100 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 2080
Atlanta, GA 30303

Visiting Philanthropy Southeast:
All staff are working remotely at this time but can still be reached via email and by calling (404) 524-0911.

Monday-Thursday from 9:00am–6:00pm (ET)
Friday from 9:00am–12:00pm (ET)

Phone: (404) 524-0911
Fax: (404) 523-5116

Mission: Philanthropy Southeast strengthens Southern philanthropy, welcoming our members to listen, learn and collaborate on ideas and actions to help build an equitable, prosperous South.