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Luz A. Vega-Marquis, President & CEO
Luz Vega-Marquis is president and CEO of Marguerite Casey Foundation, where she oversees the foundation’s $700 million endowment and $35 million annual grantmaking budget. Ms. Vega-Marquis has positioned the foundation as a leader in movement building by shaping its grantmaking and communication strategies to support … Continue reading "Luz A. Vega-Marquis, President & CEO"
Kathleen Baca, Director of Communications
Ms. Baca is responsible for the strategic development and management of communications with the press, grantees and other key stakeholders. She oversees the implementation and development of the Foundation’s communication strategy and Equal Voice Newspaper. Ms. Baca has more than 20 years experience in media, … Continue reading "Kathleen Baca, Director of Communications"
Rich Boswell, Grants Administrator
Mr. Boswell is responsible for facilitating grant processing by working with internal and external stakeholders, and for managing the accuracy of the grant database and records. He has over 15 years of administrative experience and has been working in philanthropy since 2003.
Laura Boyle, Human Resources Manager
Ms. Boyle is responsible for all aspects of human resources management at the Foundation. She is a passionate, pragmatic, and strategic human resources leader with a demonstrated ability to balance long and short term organizational priorities. A proven and trusted business partner who specializes in … Continue reading "Laura Boyle, Human Resources Manager"
Joseph Burris, Program Officer
Mr. Burris identifies potential grantees and solicits and develops grant proposals, conducts site visits and prepares grant recommendations for the Foundation’s South region. Prior to joining MCF, Mr. Burris spent 28 years in the newspaper industry, including the last 10 years as a reporter for the Baltimore … Continue reading "Joseph Burris, Program Officer"
Janelle Choi, Program Officer
Ms. Choi has been supporting grassroots organizations in the philanthropic sector for the past seven years. After graduating with a master’s degree in education from Seattle University, she set up a foundation called the Slingshot Development Fund, which works in a post-conflict area of eastern … Continue reading "Janelle Choi, Program Officer"
Wendy Cox, Program Assistant
Ms. Cox provides support to two officers in the grantmaking department. She has 16 years of experience serving on development, marketing and administrative teams in the non-profit sector. She is a graduate of Smith College.
Jennifer Gianni-Haubry, Finance Manager
Ms. Gianni-Haubry is responsible for financial management of the accounting and finance functions, including management of internal control systems, assisting with the annual operating budget, preparation of financial and management reports, and preparation of audit, tax and regulatory filings. She also monitors cash management, investment portfolio … Continue reading "Jennifer Gianni-Haubry, Finance Manager"
Linda Hinman, Office Coordinator
Ms. Hinman supports the day-to-day operations of the Foundation by keeping our office in order and running smoothly! She also assists with the organization of internal and external events, coordinates special projects and helps out whenever and wherever she is needed. Ms. Hinman also provides … Continue reading "Linda Hinman, Office Coordinator"
Joyce Lee, Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Lee is responsible for the development and implementation of the foundation’s financial strategies.  She leads the foundation’s finance operation which includes investment, treasury, budget, financial reporting, and insurance functions. She also oversees the foundation’s human resources and administration functions.  Before joining the foundation, Ms. … Continue reading "Joyce Lee, Chief Financial Officer"