Allan C. Golston, president of the United States Program, leads the foundation’s efforts to reduce inequities and increase access to opportunities for low-income and disadvantaged Americans. He oversees our U.S. Program’s major areas of grantmaking—Education, U.S. Libraries, Pacific Northwest, Special Initiatives, and Advocacy. Golston, who joined the foundation in 1999, most recently served as our chief financial and administrative officer.
Golston’s professional background is in finance and health care. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Seattle University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Colorado. He is an active community volunteer and serves on the boards of a number of regional and national organizations.