Jennifer Wegbreit

February 20, 2020
Jennifer Wegbreit, principal and founder of Wegbreit Impact Consulting, serves as a trusted advisor to philanthropists and social change leaders. Jennifer is an experienced nonprofit and philanthropic strategist with close to 20 years of experience in social impact and academic sectors, providing high-level strategy, capacity building, research and evaluation services. Jennifer has content area expertise in global health. Jennifer holds Read More

David La Piana

February 18, 2020
David La Piana is the Managing Partner at La Piana Consulting. David helps social sector executives to develop powerful strategies while becoming better leaders for their staffs, boards, and communities. He helps clients quickly home in on their most important strategic issues and begin to develop real, practical solutions. He has authored a number of popular books, including The Nonprofit Read More

San Francisco Foundation

February 12, 2020
Founded in 1948, the San Francisco Foundation is one of the nation’s largest community foundations — a grantmaking public charity dedicated to improving life within a specific local region. Our mission is to mobilize resources and act as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership, and promote philanthropy in the San Francisco Bay Area. Together with Read More

Heather Fust

February 10, 2020
As Foundant’s VP of Client Services, I thrive on seeing my team bring successful clients onboard with Foundant and then strengthen those relationships through a commitment to exceptional service. Originally from Minnesota, I made Montana home with my family over 13 years ago. I have a technical background focused on customer service delivery with a degree in Management Information Systems Read More

Stephanie Ellis-Smith and Lauren Janus

February 10, 2020
Stephanie Ellis-Smith is a leader with 20 years of experience in the philanthropic sector. She has held every seat at the social sector’s table: non-profit CEO, social enterprise COO, trustee, mentor, and civic activist. Stephanie has held leadership roles that showcase her vision, dedication and expertise at a variety of organizations, foundations, government agencies and companies. Stephanie is a Chartered Read More

Wynn Rosser

February 7, 2020
Wynn Rosser joined the Lufkin, Texas based T.L.L. Temple Foundation as President and CEO on September 1, 2016. He previously served almost 10 years as the chief executive of Greater Texas Foundation. Prior to Greater Texas Foundation, Rosser worked 14 years at Texas A&M University in faculty, staff, and senior administrative roles. He is known for his commitment to cross Read More

Stephanie Goodrid Lawson

February 7, 2020
Stephanie Goodrid Lawson is the Executive Director of the McKinney Family, which is committed to building an environmentally sustainable future for every Hoosier. Through strategic partnerships MFF advocates for environmental justice, seeks to conserve natural resources and empower Indiana communities to live in a healthier, more prosperous and more sustainable manner. She currently serves on the Environmental Grantmakers Association Annual Retreat Planning Committee Read More

Daphne Moore

January 30, 2020
Daphne Davis Moore leads all internal and external communications for the Walton Family Foundation. She directs all institutional foundation communications and branding, and oversees media relations and messaging to advance the foundation’s K-12 Education, Environment and Home Region Programs. Before joining the foundation, Daphne spent 13 years at Walmart, holding senior positions in public affairs, government relations and corporate communications. Read More

Angie Schlater

January 29, 2020
Angie Schlater is a Program Manager for the Tracy Family Foundation, a multi-generation family foundation that focuses on education, youth, families, and mental health in West Central, Illinois. Angie focuses most of her time on the foundation’s many education initiatives including a School Leadership Initiative and a Catholic Schools Initiative. She also spends time working closely with the Tracy family Read More

Marshaun Bacon

January 28, 2020
Marshaun Bacon is the Becoming A Man (BAM) Replication Specialist for the Chicago nonprofit Youth Guidance, a school-based agency dedicated to supporting at-risk youth. He was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago. A graduate of Morgan Park High School, he was exposed to many of the pitfalls that youths on the South Side often encounter. Bacon has Read More