Alejandra Ruiz

A native of Colombia, Alejandra Ruiz was raised in Queens, NYC and became an immigrant rights advocate 18 years ago when she first shared her story as an undocumented youth.

Anna Fink

Anna joined Amalgamated Bank in 2016 as the First Vice President of Philanthropy after leading the Wyss Foundation’s Women’s Equality Program in the U.S.

Domenico Romero

Domenico Romero is currently a senior program officer at the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock. 

Estevan Muñoz-Howard

Estevan Muñoz-Howard is a philanthropic and organizational consultant with over 15 years experience leading programs and coalitions in the nonprofit sector.

Denise Cardinal

Denise Cardinal is the Executive Director of WIN Minnesota, a state-based donor collaborative that has been operating in the North Star for over a decade.

Ethan Frey

Ethan Frey is part of the Ford Foundation’s Cities and States team.

Christine Reeves Strigaro

Christine Reeves Strigaro is the Executive Director of The Sapelo Foundation, a private, family foundation based in Savannah, Georgia.

Evan Bacalao

Evan Bacalao is a program officer with the Open Society Foundations, where he manages a range of civic participation and advocacy initiatives focused on the resilience and representativeness of U.S.


Jesse Beason, Co-Chair

Jesse leads the Northwest Health Foundation in pursuit of its vision of health for everyone in Oregon and Southwest Washington.