Lisa Adkins

President & CEO, Blue Grass Community Foundation (Lexington, KY)

Jen Algire

SECF Secretary/Treasurer and President & CEO, The Greater Clark Foundation (Winchester, KY)

Lily Ambrosius

Research Analyst, Responsive Investing Research, FEG Investment Advisors (Cincinnati, OH)

Erin Baird

Director of Grants, Allegany Franciscan Ministries (Tampa, FL)

Jason Baisden

Program Officer, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (Winston-Salem, NC)

Edie Blakeslee

Vice President of Grantmaking & Community Leadership, Coastal Community Foundation (North Charleston, SC)

Denyve Boyle

Director of Philanthropy, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (Tampa, FL)

James “Duff” Bruce

Board Chair, Jolley Foundation (Greenville, SC)

Melissa Burroughs

Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships, Families USA (Washington, DC)

William Buster

Senior Vice President for Impact, Dogwood Health Foundation (Asheville, NC)

Clark Casteel

President & CEO, Danville Regional Foundation (Danville, VA)

Ben Chandler

President & CEO, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (Louisville, KY)

Chrissy Chatham

Executive Director, Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation (Sherwood, AR)

Dr. Raj Chetty

William A. Ackman Professor of Economics, Harvard University, and Director, Opportunity Insights (Cambridge, MA)

Kristin Walker Collins

Associate Executive Director, Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky (Hazard, KY)

Stephanie Cooper-Lewter

SECF Governance Chair and Executive Vice President, Programs and Administration, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (Winston-Salem, NC)

Christopher Cuevas

Program Officer, LGBTQ Equality, Laughing Gull Foundation (Durham, NC)

Gloria Johnson Cusack

Senior Advisor to the President, Florida International University (Miami, FL)

Andrew “Andy” Davis

Associate Vice President of Member Education & Outreach, BoardSource (Washington, DC)

Marsha Davis

Executive Director/Director of Organizational Strategy and Practice, Tzedek Social Justice Fund (Asheville, NC)

Andrea Dobson

Chief Operations and Financial Officer, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (Little Rock, AR)

Robert Dortch

SECF Board Chair-Elect and VP, Program and Community Innovation, Robins Foundation (Richmond, VA)

Christina Drake

Vice President, Advisor Analyst, FEG Investment Advisors (Cincinnati, OH)

Angela Duran

Executive Director, Excel by Eight (Little Rock, AR)

Angelou Ezeilo

CEO or Laurene Hamilton, VP of Programs of the Greening Youth Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

Amy Fair

Vice President of Donor Services, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (Nashville, TN)

Andrew Feiler

Photographer and Author, A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington, and the 4,978 Schools that Changed America (Atlanta, GA)

Brittney Gaspari

Vice President, Community Investment, The Winston-Salem Foundation (Winston-Salem, NC)

Dr. Laura Gerald

52nd Annual Meeting Chair and President & CEO, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (Winston-Salem, NC)

Kaky Grant

Principal, Grant Philanthropic Advisors (Charleston, SC)

Tracey Greene-Washington

President, Indigo Innovation Group and Founder, CoThinkk (Asheville NC)

Sarah Grymes

Vice President of Impact for Housing, Dogwood Health Trust (Asheville, NC)

Jim Hasson

Partner, Hasson Law Group (Atlanta, GA)

Tammie Hoy Hawkins

CEO, CommunityWorks (Greenville, SC)

Elizabeth Henrickson

Chief Operating Officer, PATH Foundation (Warrenton, VA)

Elizabeth Cabell Jennings

Director of Institutional Investments, Truist Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice (Richmond, VA)

Mari Kuraishi

President, Jessie Ball duPont Fund (Jacksonville, FL)

Janine Lee

President & CEO, Southeastern Council of Foundations (Atlanta, GA)

Philip Li

President & CEO, Robert Sterling Clark Foundation (New York, NY)

Ramona Dallum Lindsey

Senior Program Officer, Community Foundation of Louisville (Louisville, KY)

Adam Linker

Director of Programs, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (Winston-Salem, NC)

Felecia Lucky

President, Black Belt Community Foundation (Selma, AL)

Tess Martin

Finance Officer, Coastal Community Foundation (North Charleston, SC)

Dr. Mildred McClain

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Harambee House (Savannah, GA)

Tish McCutchen

Program Officer, The Jolley Foundation (Greenville, SC)

Heather McGhee

Author, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together (New York, NY)

Tom Mitchell

Managing Director, Cambridge Associates (Washington, DC)

Regan Gruber Moffitt

SECF Board Chair and Chief Strategy Officer, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (Little Rock, AR)

Wes Moore

Author and Social Entrepreneur (Baltimore, MD)

B. Sutton Mora

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Community Foundation of Greater Memphis (Memphis, TN)

Robert Morris

President, Community Foundation of Greenville (Greenville, SC)

Gary Nelson

President, Healthcare Georgia Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

Lisa O’Mara

Vice President and Solutions Consultant, Locus Impact Investing (Richmond, VA)

Lexi Paza

Co-Director, The Nonprofit Centers Network (Denver, CO)

Gigi Pedraza

Executive Director, Latino Community Fund Georgia (Atlanta, GA)

Christopher Philips, CFA

Principal, Vanguard Institutional Advisory Services (Exton, PA)

Raymond Pierce

President and CEO, Southern Education Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

Phil Purcell, CFRE, MPA/JD

Consultant for Philanthropy, LLC, and Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Lilly School of Philanthropy (Bloomington, IN)

Armond Reese

Institutional Investment Advisor, Truist Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice (Atlanta, GA)

Takema Robinson

Founder & Principal, Converge for Change (New Orleans, LA)

Gerry Roll

Executive Director, Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky (Hazard, KY)

Dr. Michelle Rozen

Change and Leadership Expert and Motivational Speaker (New York, NY)

Randall Russell

President & CEO, Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg, FL)

Diron Scott

Manager, Nonprofit Solutions, Vanguard Institutional Investor Group (Scottsdale, AZ)

David Schrayer

Co-Director, The Nonprofit Centers Network (Denver, CO)

Upendo Shabazz

Regional Vice President, Palm Beach, Allegany Franciscan Ministries (Palm Beach, FL)

Paul Shoemaker

Founding President, Social Venture Partners International and Author, Taking Charge of Change (Seattle, WA)

Dr. Lauren Smith

Chief Health Equity and Strategy Officer, CDC Foundation (Atlanta, GA)

Kelsie Smithson

Program Officer, James Graham Brown Foundation (Louisville, KY)

Marty Sonenshine

Executive Director, Anverse (Cartersville, GA)

Dr. Robin Stacia

Founder and Principal Consultant, Sage Consulting Network (Atlanta, GA)

Kristi Stathopoulos

Attorney, Hasson Law Group (Atlanta, GA)

Chandra Taylor

Senior Attorney and Leader of the Environmental Justice Initiative, Southern Environmental Law Center (Chapel Hill, NC)

Mary Thomas

Chief Operating Officer, The Spartanburg County Foundation (Spartanburg, SC)

Devinne Verst

Institutional Client Development, FEG Investment Advisors (Cincinnati, OH)

David Winslow

Principal, RSM US (Charlotte, NC)

Walter D. Woods

CEO, Humana Foundation (Louisville, KY)

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SECF’s Code of Conduct 

The Southeastern Council of Foundations is composed of a broad and diverse membership of grantmakers. At our core, we are a community of grantmakers connecting with each other to improve the practice of grantmaking in the Southeast.

At our meetings and events, we also welcome visitors from other organizations – which are not members – that participate as presenters or participants. SECF strives to create a comfortable place for all Members, visitors, and others engaged in philanthropy to exchange experiences and ideas and engage in conversations that are welcoming and of benefit to all participants. As such, SECF is not a venue for grant seekers, fundraisers, or other types of charitable solicitations during any of its meetings, events or through its publications nor is it an appropriate venue to conduct political activities. We ask that our Members and visitors not solicit at SECF-sponsored events or programs and that Members and visitors not use information obtained through their SECF membership or participation in SECF events for charitable, business or other solicitations outside of those events.

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Visiting SECF:
All staff are working remotely at this time but can still be reached via email and by calling (404) 524-0911.

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Mission: SECF strengthens Southern philanthropy, welcoming our members to listen, learn and collaborate on ideas and actions to help build an equitable, prosperous South.