Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 02:00 to 03:15 PM

As the number of organizations in funder portfolios who are undergoing a leadership transition grows, many common practices of funders, including a “Wait and see” approach, are failing organizations just when they need extra support. Join this values-driven and action-oriented session with Leading Forward to learn from social sector professionals who are leaning into trust - and leaning into the change - with new strategies to support leaders who are leaving, leaders who are entering, and the board and staff who manage the change from old to new.

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The Board of Directors of Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Danista E. Hunte as its next President and CEO, effective October 11, 2023. Danista brings with her a wealth of experience spanning over three decades in the philanthropic and non-profit sector. She most recently served as the Executive Director of Child First Authority in Baltimore and prior to that was Vice President of Community Investment for the Baltimore Community Foundation.

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Kelly Medinger, our most trusted and valued Executive Director of the Knott Foundation for the last decade, has shared her intentions to resign from her post, effective December 31, 2022. Her unwavering dedication to our mission, her institutional knowledge of our Foundation, her keen understanding of family dynamics, and her strong team-building with our executive staff have all contributed greatly towards the growth, focus, and stability of our Catholic family foundation. The Knott Foundation's Board of Trustees is seeking a new Executive Director, who will succeed our current Executive Director upon her departure at the end of 2022.

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Wells Fargo & Company announced today that Otis Rolley is joining the company as head of Social Impact, leading community engagement and enterprise philanthropy, including the Wells Fargo Foundation.

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David Gilmore, deputy chief investment officer of The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Inc., Owings Mills, Md., will assume the role of chief investment officer effective Sept. 1, said a news release Monday.