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Our Leadership

Our leadership, individual giving staff, and corporate relationships and institutional giving teams work closely with our board of directors, community partners, volunteers and generous donors to support our mission of uniting changemakers to create a community where all thrive regardless of income, race or place.

Senior Leadership

John Wilgers, President & CEO

John Wilgers

President & CEO
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Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Scottie Carter

Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Juli Durda

Director of Human Resources
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Acooa Lee Ellis, Senior Vice President of Community Impact

Acooa Lee Ellis

Senior Vice President of Community Impact
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Kittie Fahey, Senior Vice President of Individual Giving

Kittie Fahey

Senior Vice President of Individual Giving
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Athena Mihas, Chief Financial Officer

Athena Mihas

Chief Financial Officer
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Kelly Puspoki, Vice President of Communications

Kelly Puspoki

Vice President of Communications
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Kristina Salkowski, Vice President of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships

Kristina Salkowski

Vice President of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships
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Program Leadership

James Collins, Director of 211

James Collins

Director, 211 and Suicide Prevention Lifeline Services
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Carolina De Los Rios, Program Officer Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Carolina De Los Rios

Program Officer, Mental Health & Suicide Prevention
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Carrie Zelin Johnson, Program Officer, Education

Carrie Zelin Johnson

Program Officer, Education
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Sareen Dunleavy Keenan, Sr. Program Officer, Career Academies

Sareen Dunleavy Keenan

Sr. Program Officer, Career Academies
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Stephannie Lewis, Associate Vice President, Community Impact

Stephannie Lewis

Associate Vice President, Community Impact
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Eva Song Margolis, Program Officer, Economic Opportunity

Eva Song Margolis

Program Officer, Economic Opportunity
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Julie Ogunleye, Sr. Program Officer, 211 and Policy

Julie Ogunleye

Sr. Program Officer, 211 and Policy
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Kristen Rosenberger, Director of Advocacy and External Engagement

Kristen Rosenberger

Director of Advocacy and External Engagement
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Tina Rucci

Advocacy Manager
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Anne Soto, Director of Grantmaking

Anne Soto

Director of Grantmaking
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Steven Walvig, Program Officer, Education

Steven Walvig

Program Officer, Education
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Liz Williams, Program Officer, Career Academies

Liz Williams

Program Officer, Career Academies
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Corporate Relationships & Institutional Giving

Lataya Allseits, Business Relationship Manager

Lataya Allseits

Business Relationship Officer
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Alan Branch

Alan Branch

Business Relationship Officer
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Melissa Kadlec, Business Relationship Officer, UWW Network Partnerships

Melissa Kadlec

Business Relationship Officer, UWW Network Partnerships
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A.J. Graves Koewler, Sr. Relationship Officer, Engagement & Innovation Lead

A.J. Graves Koewler

Sr. Relationship Officer, Engagement & Innovation Lead
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