There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton

Current Engagements

Communications OfficerThe Lemelson Foundation
The Lemelson Foundation
Portland, OR

Established by prolific US inventor Jerome Lemelson and his wife Dorothy, the Lemelson Foundation uses the power of invention to improve lives and solve the biggest economic and social challenges of our time. Focusing on both the US and developing countries, the Foundation works to strengthen the ecosystems where inventions can take shape, grow, and flourish.

The Lemelson Foundation seeks a Communications Officer to develop and execute communications strategies that further the Foundation’s mission, share the success of grantees, and continue the legacy of the Lemelson family. The Communications Officer will also be in charge of maintaining relationships with high-profile individuals and media outlets as well as a grant portfolio that support the Foundation’s communications objectives.

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United States Program Officer, Population and Reproductive HealthPackard Foundation
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Los Altos, CA

Founded in 1964, David and Lucile Packard formalized their passion for philanthropy by establishing the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) program of the Foundation funds innovative work that addresses population growth and promotes positive reproductive health and rights.

Reporting to the PRH Program Director, the PO will be responsible for identifying potential new grantees, tracking and monitoring current grantees, and developing new opportunities across the U.S., with a regional focus on Louisiana and Mississippi.

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Chief Operating OfficerSPI
Social Progress Imperative
Washington, D.C.

The Social Progress Imperative’s vision is a world where social progress sits alongside economic prosperity as a measure of development. Since its founding in 2012, SPI has produced the annual Social Progress Index as a global benchmark of countries’ social and environmental performance as a complement to GDP and other traditional economic measures of success.

As a new position, the Chief Operating Officer will help refine and implement SPI’s strategy and lead the development and management of its human and financial resources, including building effective management systems that will keep pace with its growth.

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Chief Executive OfficerVerité
Verité
Location To Be Determined

Verité's mission is to ensure that people around the world work under safe, fair, and legal conditions. Beginning with information gathering, Verité conducts assessments and undertakes grassroots and policy research to understand the full scope of the situation in order to reveal issues. It engages all stakeholders within and outside companies to generate a consensus and design plans for improvement.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is accountable for all aspects of Verité’s operations and works closely with the senior leadership team to foster a collaborative, productive, and professional work environment reflective of the organization’s mission-driven and entrepreneurial culture.

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Executive DirectorVeteran's PATH
Veteran's PATH
San Rafael, CA

Founded in 2008, Veteran’s PATH is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing veterans a safe environment to rediscover meaning, purpose, and joy in their lives through mindfulness, meditation, and community.

Veteran’s PATH is seeking an Executive Director who has a strong passion to make a difference in the lives of veterans. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record helping to scale programs, increase and diversify funds, and establish relationships and partnerships with an array of constituencies.

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Director of CommunicationsRaikes Foundation
Raikes Foundation
Seattle, WA

As a dynamic and growing practitioner of catalytic philanthropy, the Raikes Foundation is uniquely positioned to bring greater visibility and momentum to the critical issues it supports: youth and young adult homelessness; improving the quality of after-school programs; and a national education strategy focused on learning mindsets and skills.

The foundation seeks a Director of Communications to guide Foundation-wide communications in a dynamic, growing organization. This is an opportunity for a seasoned leader to design and orchestrate all aspects of the communications strategy and serve as a collaborative team advisor providing guidance on branding, cross-cutting issues and program-specific messaging and advocacy.

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Chief Marketing OfficerThreshold Group
Threshold Group
Seattle, WA

Threshold Group is a nimble and independent boutique wealth management company serving the unique visions of individuals, multigenerational families, and foundations across the United States. The company is at the forefront of the impact investing movement, underscoring Threshold Group’s authentic commitment to growing this sector by helping their clients to do well and do good.

Threshold Group seeks a seasoned marketing practitioner to drive the organization’s mission and message across channels with comprehensive marketing planning and implementation. Based in Seattle, the newly created Chief Marketing Officer role will be a critical, transformative part of shaping and helping to execute Threshold Group’s ambitious plans for greater national visibility, explicit thought leadership and growth.

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Executive DirectorHamlin Fistula USA
Hamlin Fistula USA
Location To Be Determined

Hamlin Fistula USA (HFUSA) is dedicated to the treatment, care, and prevention of childbirth injuries, especially a condition known as fistula, in Ethiopia. Established in 1974 by pioneering Doctors Reginald and Catherine Hamlin, the family of Hamlin Fistula hospitals has provided treatment for more than 40,000 women with a success rate of over 90 percent, and provides training to medical experts from around the world.

Reporting to the HFUSA Board of Directors, the new Executive Director will provide strategic leadership of the organization, with a primary focus on advancing its fundraising activities in support of Hamlin Fistula in Ethiopia.

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Director of OperationsDataKind
DataKind
New York, NY

Based out of New York City, DataKind is a community-powered nonprofit that gives mission-driven organizations new opportunities to harness data to advance their work. From poverty alleviation to healthcare access to improved education, DataKind’s pro bono data scientists are matched with social changemakers to unlock solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

DataKind is young, growing fast, and has ambitious plans for the future. The new Director of Operations will join the Leadership Team to ensure that DataKind’s everyday activities run smoothly in pursuit of it’s mission, and also help the organization scale in a healthy way to meet its goals.

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Vice President of DevelopmentArts Fund
ArtsFund
Seattle, WA

ArtsFund is strengthening the community by supporting the arts through leadership, advocacy, and grantmaking. Through its widely respected allocations process, ArtsFund has distributed more than $73 million in grants to more than 70 arts groups from a wide variety of disciplines and scales throughout King and Pierce Counties.

ArtsFund seeks a deeply experienced development professional to join the senior leadership team as the Vice President of Development. In this newly created role, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape and build a comprehensive development plan and strategy for a well-respected and established organization.

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Principal, Skolls Awards and Community Skoll Foundation
Skoll Foundation
San Francisco, CA

The Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship is the flagship program of the Skoll Foundation where extraordinary social entrepreneurs are awarded multi-year grants for their work creating innovative models to spark large-scale change.

The Skoll Foundation seeks a new Principal to play a key role in the selection of new social entrepreneurs for the annual Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship. This role will also take part in leading the Foundation’s relationship with a portfolio of Skoll Awardees by providing access to strategic input, collaboration, and contact with influential partners and resources.

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Chief Partnerships & Strategy OfficerKickStart
KickStart International
New York, NY or San Francisco, CA

KickStart’s mission is to lift millions of people in Africa out of poverty, quickly, cost-effectively and sustainably. KickStart succeeds by designing, promoting and mass-marketing simple money-making tools that small-holder farmers buy and use to start highly profitable family enterprises. These new businesses create a sustainable solution to the rural poor’s most important need — a way to make more money — and enable the farmers to lift their families out of poverty.

KickStart International is seeking a new Chief Partnerships & Strategy Officer who can operate at the forefront of the social enterprise field and be an innovative force in designing a global partnerships and fund development program.

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