As a member of the Community Programs team, Tom develops relationships with nonprofit partners to build the Foundation's knowledge management practices, which inform our grantmaking and philanthropic advising.
Personal Philanthropic Interests
Arts and culture
Tom joined Seattle Foundation with a background in art and film, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, corporate communications and technology. His experience includes multiple roles at Seattle Foundation, Washington Mutual, North Seattle College, Adobe Systems and in the local independent film community. Tom brought his extensive web editorial and publishing skills to the Community Programs team to assist hundreds of nonprofit organizations in preparing their profiles during the early years of GiveBIG. In his current role, he engages in deeper conversations with nonprofit and government partners to enhance our grantmaking and philanthropic advising. Tom is inspired by, and grateful for, nonprofit staff and volunteers working to improve health and well-being for all.
Tom has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2010.