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Our operations team oversees key business functions within the foundation.

Jim Bromley

Chief Financial Officer,
Operations

Jim Bromley oversees finance and accounting, financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, grants and contracts management, and several special initiatives.

Dale Christian

Chief Information Officer,
Operations

Dale Christian leads the Information Technology team, which plans and deploys tools and solutions that support the foundation’s work.

Connie Collingsworth

General Counsel and Secretary,
Operations

Connie Collingsworth manages all of the foundation’s legal needs, providing guidance and developing creative solutions to support the achievement of the foundation’s programmatic objectives.

Diane de Ryss

Director,
Operations

Diane de Ryss leads the Investment Workflow and Grants & Contracts Management teams.

Kurt Fischer

Chief Human Resources Officer,
Special Projects and Operations

Kurt Fischer oversees the human resource team and aligns services and processes to support the foundations strategies and efforts.

Casey Hanewall

Director, Office of the CEO, and Chief of Staff,
Operations

Casey Hanewall helps develop and drive implementation of the CEO’s goals, key activities, and long-range plans.

Richard Lake

Director of Security,
Special Projects and Operations

Richard “Dick” Lake leads the team that oversees onsite and global security.

Leigh Morgan

Chief Operating Officer,
Operations

Leigh Morgan is accountable for HR, IT, security, global workforce solutions, information & research services, strategy measurement and evaluation, the enterprise project management office, and partner engagement.

Jodi Nelson

Director of Strategy Measurement and Evaluation,
Operations

Jodi Nelson is responsible for the organization’s strategy development and its overall approach to measurement and evaluation.

Miguel Veiga-Pestana

Chief Communications Officer,
Communications

Miguel Veiga-Pestana leads the foundation’s global communications division and is focused on increasing awareness and engagement for priority global poverty, health, and U.S. education issues.

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