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Our operations team oversees key business functions within the foundation.

Martha Choe

Chief Administrative Officer,
Operations

Martha Choe oversees the foundation's Human Resources, Security, and Global Workplace Resources teams.

Susan Byrnes

Chief Communications Officer (Interim),
Operations

Susan Byrnes oversees internal and external communications functions and builds awareness of foundation focus areas.

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, general counsel and secretary, is responsible for managing 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.

Richard Henriques

Chief Financial Officer,
Operations

Richard Henriques oversees Finance and Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Strategic Planning, and Impact Planning and Improvement, and Information Technology.

Richard Lake

Director of Security,
Special Projects

Richard “Dick” Lake, director, Global Security Team, leads the team that oversees onsite and global security.

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.

David Shoultz

Director of Grantee and Partner Engagement,
Operations

Dr. David Shoultz leads a team that focuses on strengthening the foundation’s relationships with its partner organizations.

Andrea Voytko

Chief of Staff Executive Office,
Operations

Andrea (Andy) Voytko provides critical senior staff support to the CEO and executive team.

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