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.


Jaci Bertrand

Vice President of Member Engagement

Kevin Brittelle

Manager of Creative Design & Multimedia Projects

Dena Chadwick

Interim President & CEO

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

Connecting with Philanthropy Southeast:
The Philanthropy Southeast staff works remotely – the best way to reach us is by email or by calling (404) 524-0911.

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

On Fridays, staff work on a flexible schedule. Members can reach our team via email or by calling (404) 524-0911 between 9:00am and 6:00pm (ET). We will respond to all urgent and time-sensitive matters promptly.

Mailing address:
100 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 2080
Atlanta, GA 30303

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.