Jen Algire

Philanthropy Southeast Secretary-Treasurer and President & CEO, The Greater Clark Foundation (Winchester, KY)

Dr. Samira Ali

Associate Professor, University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work (Houston, TX)

Melanie Allen

Co-Director, Hive Fund for Climate and Gender Justice (Durham, NC)

Shell Berry

President and CEO, Community Foundation for Central Savannah River Area (Augusta, GA)

Jaci Bertrand

Vice President of Member Engagement, Philanthropy Southeast (Atlanta, GA)

Phil Buchanan

President, The Center for Effective Philanthropy (Cambridge, MA)

Jazmin Chavez

Vice President of Social Innovations and Communications, Hispanics In Philanthropy (Denver, CO)

Michele Cleary, Ph.D.

Biomedical Research Advisor (New York, NY)

Tim Coffin

Director of Sustainability Breckinridge Capital Advisors (Boston, MA)

Katharine Pearson Criss

Senior Fellow, Center for Rural Strategies, and Philanthropic Advisor for Financial Marketplace, Cetera Advisor Networks (Knoxville, TN)

Chris Crothers

Director of Impact Investing, Jessie Ball duPont Fund (Jacksonville, FL)

Andy Davis

Associate Vice President of Member Education & Outreach, BoardSource (Washington, DC)

Dr. Matthew Desmond

Author and Maurice P. During Professor of Sociology, Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Kristen Keely-Dinger

Philanthropy Southeast Board Chair-Elect and President & CEO, The Healing Trust (Nashville, TN)

David Dodson

Senior Fellow, MDC, Inc. (Durham, NC)

Frances Donald

Global Chief Economist and Global Head of Macroeconomic Strategy, Multi-Asset Solutions Team, Manulife Investment Management (Toronto, Ontario)

Robert Dortch

Philanthropy Southeast Board Chair and Co-Founder, Ujima Legacy Fund (Richmond, VA)

Raymond Dubois, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center (Charleston, SC)

Frank Fernandez

President & CEO, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Norma E. Fernandez

CEO, EveryoneOn (Los Angeles, CA)

Tiffany Friesen

Vice President of Programs and Partnerships, Philanthropy Southeast (Atlanta, GA)

Chris Gates

Co-Founder and Co-Director, Philanthropy Bridging Divides (Boulder, CO)

Dr. Laura Gerald

Philanthropy Southeast Governance Chair and President, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (Winston-Salem, NC)

Mark Gerzon

Co-Founder and Co-Director, Philanthropy Bridging Divides (Boulder, CO)

Darrin Goss, Sr.

President & CEO, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina (North Charleston, SC)

Brennan Gould

President & CEO, Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (Charlottesville, VA)

Douglas Graham, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Kaky Grant

Principal, Grant Philanthropic Advisors (Charleston, SC)

Sarah Grymes

VP of Impact – Housing, Dogwood Health Trust (Asheville, NC)

Kelley Gulley

Chief of Staff, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

Troy Hanna

President & CEO, The Spartanburg County Foundation (Spartanburg, SC)

Dr. Shonda Jones

Executive Director, Wake Forest University School of Professional Studies (Charlotte, NC)

Eric Kelly

2022 Annual Meeting Chair and President, Quantum Foundation (West Palm Beach, FL)

Dena Kimball

Executive Director, The Kendeda Fund (Atlanta, GA)

Mary Ellen Klas

Capital Bureau Chief, Miami Herald (Miami, FL)

Mari Kuraishi

President, Jessie Ball duPont Fund (Jacksonville, FL)

Libby Kyles

Director of Community-Led Grantmaking, Tzedek Social Justice Fund (Asheville, NC)

Britt Lake

CEO, Feedback Labs (Washington, DC)

Vu Le

Writer, Nonprofit AF (Seattle, WA)

Randy Lioz

Director of Events, Braver Angels (New York, NY)

Gary Long

Place-Based Philanthropy Program Director, The Zeist Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

John Lumpkin, M.D., MPH

President, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation (Durham, NC)

Jed Manocherian

Founder & Chairman, ACT for NIH (Washington, DC)

Julie Reynolds Martínez

Founding Editor, Voices of Monterey Bay (Salinas, CA)

Allen Mast

Senior Vice President, Truist Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice (Atlanta, GA)

Sue Merrilees

Senior Advisor, Science Philanthropy Alliance (Palo Alto, CA)

David Miller

Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Philanthropy Southeast (Atlanta, GA)

Kellan Moore

President & CEO, John Rex Endowment (Raleigh, NC)

Tamieka Mosley

Director, Grantmakers for Southern Progress (East Point, GA)

Electra Paskett, Ph.D.

Marion N. Rowley Chair in Cancer Research, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (Columbus, OH)

Rachel Pollock

Vice-President, ACT for NIH (Washington, DC)

Phil Purcell

Consultant, Philanthropy, LLC, and Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Lilly School of Philanthropy (Noblesville, IN)

Marco Antonio Quiroga

Executive Director, Contigo Fund (Orlando, FL)

Dr. Chera Reid

Co-Executive Director, Center for Evaluation Innovation (Washington, DC)

Betsey Russell

Senior Director of Communications, Dogwood Health Trust (Asheville, NC)

Ian Siljestron

Associate Director, Equality Florida (St. Petersburg, FL)

Sabrina Slade

Director, Racial Equity and Advocacy, John Rex Endowment (Raleigh, NC)

LaTida Smith

President, The Winston-Salem Foundation (Winston-Salem, NC)

Linda Stephans

Managing Director, Institutional Consulting Director, Graystone Consulting (Chicago, IL)

Christine Reeves Strigaro

Executive Director, The Sapelo Foundation (Savannah, GA)

Sandra Swirski

Founder, Integer (Washington, DC)

Adam Taback

Chief Investment Officer – Wells Fargo, The Private Bank (Charlotte, NC)

Tené Traylor

Fund Advisor, The Kendeda Fund (Atlanta, GA)

Melinda Tuan

Managing Director, Fund for Shared Insight (San Francisco, CA)

David Tuveson, M.D., Ph.D.

Director and Roy J. Zuckerberg Professor of Cancer Research, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cancer Center (Cold Spring Harbor, NY)

Fay Twersky

President & Director, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

Edgar Villanueva

Author, Decolonizing Wealth

Tracey Greene-Washington

Social Change Philanthropist/Author, Indigo Innovation Group (Charlotte, NC)

Hardmon Williams III

VP, AT&T Believes & Community Engagement, AT&T (Dallas, TX)

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Philanthropy Southeast's Code of Conduct 

Philanthropy Southeast is composed of a broad and diverse membership of grantmakers. At our core, we are a community of grantmakers connecting with each other to improve the practice of grantmaking in the Southeast.

At our meetings and events, we also welcome visitors from other organizations – which are not members – that participate as presenters or participants. We strives to create a comfortable place for all Members, visitors, and others engaged in philanthropy to exchange experiences and ideas and engage in conversations that are welcoming and of benefit to all participants. As such, Philanthropy Southeast is not a venue for grant seekers, fundraisers, or other types of charitable solicitations during any of its meetings, events or through its publications nor is it an appropriate venue to conduct political activities. We ask that our Members and visitors not solicit at Philanthropy Southeast-sponsored events or programs and that Members and visitors not use information obtained through their Philanthropy Southeast membership or participation in Philanthropy Southeast events for charitable, business or other solicitations outside of those events.

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.

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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.