Rev. Cory Anderson

Chief Innovation Officer, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (Little Rock, AR)

Lisa Adkins

President/CEO, Blue Grass Community Foundation and Chair, Philanthropy Southeast Community Foundations Committee (Lexington, KY)

Calvin Allen

Vice President for Partnerships and Programs, MDC (Durham, NC)

Casey Allen

Chief Information Officer, Concentric (Kirkland, WA)

Matt Bank, CFA

Partner, Deputy CIO. Global Endowment Management (Charlotte, NC)

Jennifer Barksdale

Philanthropy Southeast Secretary-Treasurer and Chief Finance and Operations Officer, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (Winston-Salem, NC)

Denise Belser

Program Director, Economic Opportunity and Financial Empowerment, National League of Cities (Washington, DC)

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)

Amber Brown

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

William Burns

Senior Investment Consultant, Institutional Investor Group, Vanguard (Malvern, PA)

Carol Butler

2023 Annual Meeting Chair and Executive Director, Mike & Gillian Goodrich Foundation (Montgomery, AL)

Daniela Cerón

Program Associate, Triangle Community Foundation (Durham, NC)

Stephen Cammock

Managing Director, Private Equity Investments, GCM Grosvenor (New York, NY)

Dennis Creech

Fund Advisor for Sustainability, The Kendeda Fund (Atlanta, GA)

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)

Flozell Daniels, Jr

CEO, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (Winston-Salem, NC)

Andy Davis

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

Dr. Matthew Desmond

Dr. Matthew Desmond – Professor of Sociology, Princeton University, and Author, Poverty, by America (Princeton, NJ)

Andrea Dobson

Chief Operating and Financial Officer, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (Little Rock, AR)

David Dodson

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

Robert Dortch

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

Satonya Fair

President & CEO, PEAK Grantmaking (Washington, DC)

Norma E. Fernandez

CEO, EveryoneOn (Los Angeles, CA)

Nora Ferrell

Director of Communications, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (Winston-Salem, NC)

Chantelle Fisher-Borne

Project Director, Out in the South Initiative (Durham, NC)

Angelyn C. Frazer-Giles

Director of Governance Networks & Innovation, BoardSource (Milford, DE)

Tiffany Friesen

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

Kaki Friskics-Warren

Executive Director, The Dan and Margaret Maddox Fund (Nashville, TN)

Shannon Cofrin Gaggero

Director of Grant Services and Trustee, Homestead Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

Yusuf George

Managing Director, Engine No. 1 (New York, NY)

Dr. Laura Gerald

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

Thad Glowacki

Partner and Portfolio Manager, Endowments & Foundations, Brown Advisory (Baltimore, MD)

Darrin Goss, Sr

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

Daniel Gould

VP of Investments & Operations, Marguerite Casey Foundation (Seattle, WA)

Sarah Grymes

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

Sharon Hackney

Senior Manager, Foundation Community Investments, Florida Blue Foundation (Jacksonville, FL)

Troy Hanna

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

Jacob Harold

Author, The Toolbox: Strategies for Crafting Social Impact, and former President & CEO, GuideStar (Washington DC)

William Heard

Founder, CEO and CIO, Heard Capital (Chicago, IL)

Joy Vermillion Heinsohn

Executive Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (Winston-Salem, NC)

Anthony Ray Hinton

Community Educator, Equal Justice Initiative, and Author, The Sun Does Shine (Montgomery, AL)

David Jackson

Assistant Vice President, Community & Economic Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Dr. Mae Jemison

Former NASA Astronaut and Principal, 100 Year Starship Project (Houston, TX)

Kenneth M. Jones

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (Chicago, IL)

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Journalist, The New York Times, and Knight Chair in Race and Journalism, Howard University School of Communications (Brooklyn, NY)

Shakita Brooks Jones

Strategy & Facilitation Consultant, Radical Optimist Collective (Montgomery, AL)

Dr. Shonda Jones

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

Kristen Keely-Dinger

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

Dena Kimball

Executive Director, The Kendeda Fund (Atlanta, GA)

Tim King

Manager of Community Relations, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama (The Caring Foundation) (Birmingham, AL)

Alex Kocher, CFA

Director, Client Strategy, Global Endowment Management (Charlotte, NC)

Libby Kyles

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

John Lanier

Executive Director, Ray C. Anderson Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

Matt Leatherman

Trustee, John Rex Endowment (Raleigh, NC)

Janine Lee

President & CEO, Philanthropy Southeast (Atlanta, GA)

Joseph Lee

Manager, Assessment & Advisory Services, The Center for Effective Philanthropy (Cambridge, MA)

Andrea Levere

Executive Fellow, International Center for Finance at Yale School of Management (Silver Spring, MD)

Adam Linker

Vice President of Programs, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (Winston-Salem, NC)

Felecia Lucky

Executive Director, Black Belt Community Foundation (Selma, AL)

Jennifer S. Maddox, MBA, CAP

President & CEO, Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama (Anniston, AL)

Geoff Marietta

Entrepreneur In Residence, University of the Cumberlands (Williamsburg, KY)

Bernie Mazyck

President & CEO, SCACED (Charleston, SC)

Patty McIlreavy

President & CEO, Center for Disaster Philanthropy (Washington, DC)

David Miller

Vice President of Strategic Communications, Philanthropy Southeast (Atlanta, GA)

Kellan Moore

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

Malik T. Murray

Senior Vice President, Head of Business Development, Institutional Marketing, Ariel Investments (Chicago, IL)

Christopher Nanni

President & CEO, Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham (Birmingham, AL)

Brenda Noiseux

Senior Product Manager, Blackbaud (Manchester, NH)

Joe Parker

Cybersecurity Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Huntsville, AL)

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)

Hannah Rahill, CFA

Associate Director, Client Strategy, Global Endowment Management (Charlotte, NC)

Armond Reese

Institutional Investment Advisor, Truist Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice (Atlanta, GA)

Gerry Roll

CEO, Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky (Hazard, KY)

Kelly Romanoff

Senior Vice President for Strategy and Evaluation, Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation (Sarasota, FL)

Betsey Russell

Senior Director-Community Engagement, Dogwood Health Trust (Asheville, NC)

Paula Sammons

Senior Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation (Battle Creek, MI)

Maddie San Juan

Director of Strategic Programs & Initiatives, Women's Foundation of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Marta Self

Executive Director, Regions Foundation (Birmingham, AL)

Danny Shoy

Managing Director – Atlanta's Westside and Youth Development, Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

Christy Wallace Slater

Vice President of Programs, Women's Foundation of the South (New Orleans, LA)

John Simpkins

President, MDC (Durham, NC)

Sarah Smith

Director of Learning and Evaluation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation (Durham, NC)

Robin Stacia

Principal, Sage Consulting Network (Atlanta, GA)

Michael Strauss

Managing Director and Senior Institutional Investment Strategist, Bank of America Private Bank (Westport, CT)

Elaine Summerfield

Vice President of Community Investment, The Winston-Salem Foundation (Winston-Salem, NC)

Albert Sykes

Executive Director, Institute for Democratic Education in America (Jackson, MS)

Mashonda Taylor

CEO, Woodlawn United (Birmingham, AL)

Michael Tipton

President, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation (Baton Rouge, LA)

Tené Traylor

Senior Fellow and Vice President, Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, Urban Institute (Atlanta, GA)

John Tyler

General Counsel Secretary, and Chief Ethics Officer, Legal, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (Kansas City, MO)

Ileana van der Linde

Executive Director and Cybersecurity Awareness Program Lead, J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management (New York, NY)

Monika Kalra Varma

President & CEO, BoardSource (Washington, DC)

Eriqah Vincent

Environmental and Climate Justice Leader and Activist (Decatur, GA)

Staci Walker

Strategy & Facilitation Consultant, Radical Optimist Collective (Montgomery, AL)

Dr. Juontel White

Senior Vice President of Programs and Advocacy, Schott Foundation for Public Education (Cambridge, MA)

Dr. Anika Whitfield

Co-Chair, Grassroots Arkansas, and Tri-Chair, Arkansas Poor People’s Campaign (Little Rock, AR)

Chloe Wiley

Foundation Initiatives Manager, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation (Baton Rouge, LA)

Rhea Williams-Bishop

Program Director, W.K. Kellogg Foundation (Madison, MS)

Austin Wilson

Head of Active Ownership and Associate ESG/SRI Strategist, Aperio (Sausalito, CA)

Lisa Flick Wilson

Strategy & Facilitation Consultant, Radical Optimist Collective (Montgomery, AL)

Maggie Woods

Digital Equity ManagerDigital Equity Manager, North Carolina Office of Digital Equity and Literacy (Raleigh, NC)

Christopher Worman

Co-Founder, Chief Partnership & Strategy Officer, Connect Humanity Fund (Haarlem, The Netherlands)

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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 non-member organizations who attend as presenters or participants. Philanthropy Southeast 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.