October 17, 2018 Mark Hrywna 105 0
Make-A-Wish America will have a leader in the new year.
Kathleen P. Enright is the new president and chief executive officer of the Council on Foundations in Arlington, Va. Enright will join the Council on Foundations after 17 years as president and chief executive officer of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO).
One of the nation’s largest nonprofits plucked its new chief executive officer (CEO) from one the largest corporations in the country. Claire Babineaux-Fontenot – most recently executive vice president and treasurer at Walmart – will become the new CEO of Feeding America, effective Oct. 1.
A political strategist who served as U.S. Sen. John McCain’s Connecticut state campaign manager during the 2000 Republican presidential primary died during a charity bicycle ride.
Don Chen is the new president of the Surdna Foundation in New York City. He most recently led the Just Cities and Regions team for the Ford Foundation. In that role, he worked on Ford’s approach to urban development strategies that reduce poverty, expand economic opportunities and advance sustainability in the U.S. and countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.