Philanthropy Northwest Welcomes Jeff Clarke as Next CEO


Jeff Clarke

Beginning January 2014, Jeff Clarke will be CEO of Philanthropy Northwest, succeeding Carol Lewis, who retiring after eight years in the position.

Jeff brings with him a vast amount of experience in philanthropy and mission investing communities. Having served as interim president and CEO of Council on Foundations, he is currently a senior advisor on Philanthropy Northwest’s consulting team, The Giving Practice.

Prior to this role, he spent ten years as vice president at family foundation Rasmuson Foundation and was national co-chair of Missions Investors Exchange, which he co-founded. Jeff’s previous experience with Philanthropy Northwest includes seven years on the board of directors, two of which he served as board chair.

Read more about Jeff.

Carol Lewis will continue her work in the field, joining The Giving Practice. Carol has been an invaluable voice in the Forum Network, serving on the Forum’s Board and maintaining an active presence in conversations about the role of regional associations in the philanthropic sector. We thank her for her leadership and look forward to her continued insight through her new position.

Photo from Philanthropy Northwest.

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