We are champions of the heart and practitioners of the science of strategic philanthropy.



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Meet Our Team

President's Office

Alesha Washington

President & CEO

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Michele Frix

Chief Strategy Officer & Chief of Staff

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Mari Tamiyasu

Director, Strategic Initiatives & Board Secretary

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Michael Brown

Executive-in-Residence for Community Partnerships

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Alice Ito

Executive-in-Residence for Racial Equity & Inclusion

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Philanthropic Services

Stephanie McLemore Bray

Chief Engagement Officer

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Ingrid Chapman

Senior Advisor, Gift Planning

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Cherlyn Cloy

Advisor, Gift Planning

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Cedric Davis

Philanthropic Advisor

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Ana Henderson

Development Associate

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Ray Im

Philanthropic Advisor

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June Liu

Philanthropic Advisor

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Taylor Sharp

Philanthropic Advisor

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Leslie Wallace

Data & Operations Specialist

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Hana Rubin

Director of Operations, Philanthropic Services

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Michael Stark

Institutional Funds Advisor

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Bill Zook

Senior Advisor, Gift Planning

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Community Programs

Kris Hermanns

Chief Impact Officer

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Rebecca Chan

Managing Director, Operations & Impact

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Sally Gillis

Managing Director, Strategy and Partnerships

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Ceil Erickson

Director, Nonprofit Relations

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Jonathan Cunningham

Senior Program Officer

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Sophia Lopez

Operations Lead, Community Programs

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Vanesa Gutierrez

Program Officer

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Asia Tail

Program Officer

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Marissa Jackson

Community Learning Officer

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Katie Draude

Senior Operations Manager

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Aileen Balahadia

Neighbor to Neighbor Consultant

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Finance & Operations

Josephine Wong

Chief Financial Operating Officer

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Lu Yang

Managing Director, Finance & Operations

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Jason Jystad

Director, IT Operations

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Kory Jackson

IT Support Technician

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Steve Andryszewski

Managing Director, Controller

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Jan Harman

Senior Business Systems Analyst

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Brent Ponton-Welty

Manager, Gifts & Grants Administration

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Luana Ma

Associate, Grants Administrator

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Iryna Murray

Senior Investment & Fund Accountant

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John Fagan

Senior Staff Accountant

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Debbie Decaney

Accounts Payable Specialist

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Guillermo Andalon

Investments & Fund Accountant

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Katrina Miller

Senior Human Resources Manager

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Maria Valencia

Payroll and Benefits Administrator

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James McCall

Office Administrator

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Marketing & Communications

Zandra Grissom

Events Manager

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Allison Matsumoto

Director of Communications

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