Lisa Hamilton will take the helm of the Annie E. Casey Foundation effective January 1, 2019.
Hamilton is currently the Foundation’s executive vice president and chief program officer. She will succeed Patrick McCarthy, who will retire after 9 years in the position and 25 years total at the foundation.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes in the United States. Since 2004, they have made 13,680 grants to 2,903 recipients totaling $1.4 billion. For a thorough overview of the data on the foundation, see this map created in partnership with Foundation Center.
According to the foundation’s website Hamilton led the development of a strategy to expand the Foundation’s leadership programs, focused greater attention on improving child well-being in the South and Southwest, led efforts to strengthen and measure programmatic effectiveness and increased the engagement of families, young people and communities in the Foundation’s work.
Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation