Joanne Florino is vice president of philanthropic services for The Philanthropy Roundtable, and former senior vice president for public policy. She is also a consultant to The Atlantic Philanthropies Archives at Cornell University.
Ms. Florino has worked in philanthropy for over 30 years. Previously, she was executive director of the Triad Foundation in Ithaca, New York, from April 2003 through March 2013. She was also executive director of the Park Foundation and a program associate at The Atlantic Philanthropies.
Ms. Florino served as a strategy committee member for the Alliance for Charitable Reform from 2006 until 2013, chaired the public policy committee of Grantmakers Forum of New York, and served as a member of the Ethics and Practices Committee of the Council on Foundations. She currently serves as a board member of the Legacy Foundation in Ithaca, New York, the Network of Enlightened Women, the New York Council of Nonprofits, and the Paleontological Research Institution.
Ms. Florino earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in American history from Cornell University.
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