Joe Quinn Appointed as Executive Director, Headstrong Project
Prior to joining Headstrong, Joe worked for Team RWB, whose mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. Most recently he was Team RWB’s Director of Leadership Development where he managed their growth to a major national organization and personally developed nearly 2,000 community leaders.
In his new role at Headstrong (http://getheadstrong.org/), Joe will lead the organization in its continued expansion to other cities across the United States, treat more veterans, increase the donor base and build more high-profile partnerships.Download Announcement
John Hecklinger Appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Global Fund For Children
Prior to joining GFC (www.globalfundforchildren.org), John served as Chief Network Officer for Global Giving. There he established partnerships to drive the organization’s growth as a globallynetworked organization.
Before taking on that role, John was GlobalGiving's Chief Program Officer, leading the group that identifies effective nonprofits around the world and helps them make the most of GlobalGiving’s support and services.Download Announcement
Maria Chavez Wilcox Appointed As Chief Executive Officer, YWCA Seattle
Maria is the first Latina to hold the top leadership position at the YWCA Seattle (www.ywcaworks.org). In her new role, Maria will oversee all aspects of operations at the YWCA Seattle, the nation’s second largest association, and deliver on a new strategic plan and mission framework that align our delivery of services and advocacy with a deep focus on race and social justice.Download Announcement
Major International Development Organization Appoints Two Board Directors
Tory Clarke, the Partner who has led a continuing partnership with Pact’s Governance & Nominating Committee for the past 2 years, stated: “The international development, nonprofit and social entrepreneurship space is sector where I have a deeply held belief that Bridge Partners can add real value, given our own global diversity- inclusion mission. We are thrilled to continue this relationship with Pact by supporting the appointment of the third and fourth Board members in two years, who will continue to drive the innovative strategy of such an incredible organization.”Download Announcement
Maria Acosta Appointed As Chief Financial Officer, JCCA
In her new role at JCCA (www.jccany.org), Maria will oversee all financial operations of the organization and lead the agency’s transition to managed care. She will also develop strategies, manage partnerships and business relationships with government, private payers and other providers, and manage the implementation of Electronic Health Records.Download Announcement
Kristen Winkel Appointed As Chief Operating Officer, Jewish Family Service Seattle
In her new role at JFS (www.jfsseattle.org), Kristin will manage a variety of programs and departments that serve a range of populations. As JFS continues its evolution to outcomes-based, data-informed delivery of core services, Kristin will be an invaluable thought partner to the JFS leadership team as the organization continually strives to better serve their clients.Download Announcement