Deborah Dauber

Deborah Dauber

Principal, Dauber Consulting

Deborah Dauber is an experienced strategist with over fifteen years of advising in private and public sectors.  Her consulting practice, Dauber Consulting, provides information and frameworks for strategic planning for both for-profit and non-profit clients. She is a Director for the Dauber Foundation, member and former chair of the Women’s Catalytic Fund of the East Bay Community Foundation, and a Partner at the Silicon Valley Social Ventures Fund. Deborah has a PhD from the University of California, San Francisco, a Masters of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley, and Bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


Voices from the Field

Working Towards Foundation 2.0: Professionalizing Your Family Foundation

Posted on February 20, 2020 by Jennifer Wegbreit, Deborah Dauber

a cup of coffee sits next to a notebook and pen on a wooden table
Creating and running a family foundation can be rewarding and impactful. However, when a family foundation grows and hires non-family or family staff to operate the organization, it is imperative that systems are put in place to professionalize the foundation. These systems will introduce clarity and objectivity in decision making, reduce potential conflicts, and ensure the foundation follows best nonprofit… Read More