Patrick J. Troska has been with The Jay & Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota since 2000 when he was hired as a Program Officer. He was named Executive Director in January 2011, then President in 2018. In addition to providing leadership for the Foundation’s overall strategy, he also leads a couple special initiatives focused on real estate and community development in North Minneapolis. In the late 1990’s, he was a Fund Distribution and Community Initiatives Manager for the United Way of the Saint Paul Area. Patrick began his career in youth services. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in theology and social work from St. John’s University in Collegeville MN, and holds a Master of Arts in Leadership from Augsburg College, Minneapolis. He chaired the board of directors of the Minnesota AIDS Project from 2010-12, and chaired the Heading Home Minnesota Funders Collaborative from 2015-2017. He currently sits on the board of directors of the Association for Black Economic Power, which is charged with opening Village Financial Cooperative, the only Black-led financial institution in Minnesota.
NCFP Nonfamily Staff Peer Network Discussion Group: Achieving Equity…How Exactly? (Call 3)
Posted on September 19, 2017 by Kelly Chopus, Kris Putnam-Walkerly, Patrick Troska
NCFP Nonfamily Staff Peer Network Discussion Group: Achieving Equity…How Exactly? (Call 2)
Posted on June 13, 2017 by Kelly Chopus, Kris Putnam-Walkerly, Patrick Troska
NCFP Nonfamily Staff Peer Network Discussion Group: Achieving Equity…How Exactly? (Call 1)
Posted on April 25, 2017 by Kelly Chopus, Kris Putnam-Walkerly, Patrick Troska
“Change Happens at the Speed of Trust”
Posted on March 13, 2017 by Patrick Troska
My Sabbatical Zen: Reflections on a 3-Month Pause in the Action
Posted on December 1, 2015 by Patrick Troska
Navigating Leadership Transitions in Family Philanthropy
Posted on June 12, 2014 by Virginia M. Esposito, Betsy Brill, Dean Phillips, Dinaz Mansuri, Patrick Troska
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