Ashleigh Halverstadt

Senior Evaluation and Learning Officer, S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

Ashleigh Halverstadt joined the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation in 2014 and serves as the senior evaluation and learning officer. She works closely with program staff to ensure that the Foundation’s evaluation strategies are generating insight about what’s working, what’s not, and what can be done better in support of the Foundation’s goals. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ashleigh was an independent consultant, providing fundraising, program evaluation, and strategic planning support to a portfolio of nonprofit clients. Previously, she served on the development team at New York Road Runners, where she managed public and private grants and spearheaded an initiative to design and implement an outcome management system for the organization’s youth programs. She graduated with honors from the University of Washington, earning dual degrees in geography and political science, and holds a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.


Voices from the Field

Spending down? Don’t forget your knowledge!

Posted on January 28, 2021 by Ashleigh Halverstadt

This article was originally published by Glasspockets by Candid and is re-posted here with permission. Ashleigh Halverstadt is the former senior evaluation and learning officer of the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, a spend-down foundation that concluded operations in December 2020. In this role, she worked with program staff and grantees to design and implement evaluation strategies, forged partnerships with… Read More