Holley Fowler Martens

January 4, 2022
Holley Fowler Martens serves as a trustee and administrator for The Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation. She integrates her social work background in her role as Foundation administrator, bringing a unique perspective to the grant making process. Upon graduating from CWRU Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences in 2007, Holley was employed by Shaker Heights Youth Center and placed Read More

Rachel Korberg

December 20, 2021
Rachel Korberg is the Executive Director and co-founder of the Families and Workers Fund, a coalition of twenty diverse philanthropies working together to build a more equitable economy. Originally established in April 2020 to respond to the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, today the Fund invests and builds strategic partnerships to advance good jobs and deliver equitable, effective Read More

David Roswell

December 17, 2021
David Roswell (he/him) is on the founding team of the Cypress Fund. Based in Durham, NC, he works to resource grassroots movements through organizing wealthy people and institutions. David comes to this role as an inheritor of wealth from oil extraction and of values from generations of Jewish educators, social workers and engineers. He serves as a trustee of the Read More

Sarah Robinson

December 15, 2021
Sarah Robinson is a lifelong learner and educator. Formally, she was a public-school teacher and instructional leader in underserved communities of Denver, CO. With a colleague, she started the non-profit Launch Network to close persistent opportunity gaps by redesigning schools, classrooms, and adult networks to better serve students and families. As an education consultant, Sarah now helps leaders across the Read More

Maggie Lear

December 15, 2021
Maggie Lear is the President of The Frances Lear Foundation, a family foundation that focuses on the environment, democracy, arts education and criminal justice reform. She is the Board Chair of Youth Represent, a non-profit in NYC which exists to improve the lives and futures of young people impacted by the criminal legal system. She works as a volunteer at Read More

Vincent Robinson

December 10, 2021
As the Founder of The 360 Group, Vincent participates in all aspects of the firm’s work – from client engagements to intellectual and human capital development, to ensuring the firm’s overall health and effectiveness. He founded the firm in 2004 to realize his commitment to leadership in social sector organizations. In his tenure, he has worked with a diverse group Read More

Robert (Bob) Fockler

December 6, 2021
As president of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, Robert M. Fockler oversees the largest charitable grantmaker in the Mid-South, awarding more than $158 million last year. Under his direction, the Community Foundation manages 1,200 charitable funds for individuals, families, and organizations, with total assets of $1.1 billion. The Foundation administered the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, distributing more than Read More

Eric Jolly

December 6, 2021
Eric J. Jolly, Ph.D., is the President and CEO of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation – an organization working to create an equitable, just and vibrant Minnesota where all communities and people thrive. With roots in Saint Paul since 1940 and partners across the state, the Foundation is Minnesota’s largest community foundation, stewarding $1.7 billion in charitable assets, including Read More

Doua Thor

December 4, 2021
Doua Thor is the Director, English Learner Initiative.  Since 2017, as Senior Program Officer, she successfully managed our work in English Learner policy and as Director, she will oversee the English Learner policy work as a separate focus area of our philanthropy, continuing to work with nonprofits and local and state leaders to advance change in the education system for Read More

John Matthew Sobrato

December 4, 2021
John Matthew Sobrato is part of the fourth generation of Sobrato family members working within Silicon Valley. For the past seven years, John has worked as both a teacher and administrator at the Latino College Preparatory Academy, which serves the community in east San Jose. In 2014, he helped to found an ed-tech startup, Alloy Learning, to empower teachers through Read More