Diverse, hard-working, and multitalented, our team collaborates to provide a resource for community-driven philanthropy. Meet the staff of The San Francisco Foundation below. To reach a staff person directly, dial 415.733.8 + the extension number listed below. Contact our receptionist at 415.733.8500 or for assistance.

Executive Office

Chief Executive Officer x518
Gia Casteel-Brown
Executive Assistant to the CEO x518

Development and Donor Services

VP of Development and Donor Services x507
Director of Business Development x521
Sindy Craig
Planned Giving Officer x534
Donor Relations Officer x520
Jackie Downing
Donor Relations Officer x506
Nina Swanson
Development and Donor Services Coordinator x583
Alanna Kwoka
Donor Relations Assistant x593

Marketing and Communications

Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Communications x588
Cole Krawitz
Cole Krawitz
Senior Public Affairs and Communications Officer x509
Jen Thom
Jen Thom
Public Affairs and Communications Officer x565

Tolu Lawrence
Marketing and Communications Specialist x555
Alannah Linkhorn
Alannah Linkhorn
Junior Graphic Designer x542
Marta Martinez
Marketing and Communications Assistant x566


Chief Financial Officer x525
Roberta Schutz
Assistant to the CFO x538
Susan Frohlich
Controller x556
Jeanne Chun Turano
Investment Treasury Accountant x554
Elayne Chin
Senior Accountant x511
Investment Associate, Program Related Investments x503
Whitney Hunter
Business Analyst x547
Josie Zocca
Senior Accountant x549
Hidelita Sarmiento
Hidelita Sarmiento
Accounts Payable Administrator x568

Grants Management

Kristen Angel
Kristen Angel
Manager of Grants Administration x504
Cynthia Gonzales
Cynthia Gonzales
Grants Assistant x548
Karen Campbell
Grants Assistant x571
Virginie Fite-Georgel
Grants and Donor Relations Assistant x587

Human Resources and Administration

Dee Dee Brantley
COO and VP of Human Resources x518
Hidelita Sarmiento
Hidelita Sarmiento
Payroll/Benefits Administrator x568
Angela Tompkins
Angela Tompkins
Administrative Assistant x530

Esperanza Canes
Esperanza Canes
Receptionist x500
Choi Man Wong
Choi Man Wong
Maintenance Assistant x536

Information Technology

Fred Jacob
Director of Information Technology x533
Brian Harter
Systems/Database Administrator x519

Program Department

James Head
Vice President of Programs x514
Maria Healey
Maria Healey
Administrative Coordinator, Program Department x572
Tessa Rouverol Callejo
FAITHS Program and Civic Engagement Officer x541
Yolanda Alindor
Yolanda Alindor
Organizational and Professional Development Officer x559
Initiative Officer and Campaign Director, HOPE SF x578
Michelle Myers Chambers
Michelle Myles Chambers
Assistant to the VP of Programs and FAITHS x539
Crystal Henle
Initiatives Assistant, Great Communities Collaborative and HOPE SF x531

Program: Arts and Culture
Terezita (Tere) Romo
Program Officer, Arts and Culture x523
Program Fellow, Arts and Culture x528
Larena Bruno
Larena S. Burno
Program Assistant, Arts and Culture x508

Program: Community Development
Program Director, Community Development and Investment x522
Initiative Officer, Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative x516
Program Fellow, Community Development and Investment x512

Nila Kim
Nila Kim
Program Assistant, Community Development and Investment x540
Zachery McRae
Zachery McRae
Implementation Committee Coordinator, CCBA Bayview Hunter’s Point x544

Program: Community Health
Program Officer, Community Health x584
Andrea Zussman
Disaster Preparedness Officer x532
Emily Rosenberg
Program Assistant, Community Health x529

Program: Education
Program Officer, Education x563
Karla Ruiz
Program Fellow, Education x527
Angela Quon Chan
Angela Quon-Chan
Program Assistant, Education x562

Program: Environment
Francesca Vietor
Program Director, Environment, Public Policy, and Civic Engagement x517
Initiative Officer, Great Communities Collaborative x505
Elizabeth Wampler
Associate Initiative Officer, Great Communities Collaborative x573
Becky Weinberg
Becky Weinberg
Program Assistant, Environment and Public Policyx524

Program: Koshland Program
Retha Robinson
Director, Koshland Program x561
Evelia Perez
Evelia Pérez
Program Coordinator x564
Nadia Shihab
Koshland Program Assistantx569