Our Team

Diverse, hard-working, and multi-talented, our team collaborates to make community-driven philanthropy happen. 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 info@sff.org 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 Planned Giving  x534
Director of  Donor Relations x506
Director of Development x521
Senior Philanthropic Advisor x520
Senior  Donor Relations Officer x553
Nina Swanson
Assistant to the VP of Development and Donor Service x583
Development Assistant x543
Donor Relations Assistant x593
Senior Advisor, Donor and Development Services x517
Sascha Rosemond
Development and Donor Relations Assistant x527

Marketing and Communications

VP  of Marketing and Communications x589
Director of Marketing and Communications  x565
Marketing and Communications Officer (Digital Communications) x555
Marketing and Communications Officer (Community Engagement) x519
Marketing and Communications Assistant x566


Chief Financial Officer  x525
Roberta Schutz
Senior Assistant to the CFO x538
Susan Frohlich
Controller x556
Jeanne NMV Chun
Manager of Investment Administration x554

Alfonso Reyes
Business Analyst, x552
Investment Associate, Program Related Investments x503
Bert Valerio
Senior Accountant x549
Jessica Johnson
Staff Accountant x511
Austin Escobedo
Administration Specialist, Investments x567

Grants Management

Colin Richardson
Manager of Grants Administration x504
Cynthia Gonzales
Cynthia Gonzales
Senior Grants Assistant x548
Joe Roybal
Senior Grants Assistant x545
Edmund Ng
Grants Assistant x571

Human Resources and Administration

Dee Dee Brantley
Chief Operating Officer x582
Kristen Angel
Manager of Human Resources and Office Administration x585
Director of Human Resources  x501
Cathryn Cornelius
Assistant to the COO and Director of HR x502
Hidelita Sarmiento
Hidelita Sarmiento
Payroll, Benefits and Accounts Payable Administrator x568
Angela Tompkins
Angela Tompkins
Senior Operations Assistant x530
Esperanza Canes
Esperanza Canes
Receptionist x500
Choi Man WongChoi Man Wong
Maintenance Assistant x536

Information Technology

Fred Jacob
Director of Information Technology x533


Program Department

Vice President of Programs  x514
Assistant Vice President of Programs x515
Director of Strategic Learning and Evaluation  x579
Maria Healey
Maria Healey
Senior Administrative Manager, Program Department  x572
Larena S. Burno
Senior Program Assistant  x508
Chrissy Sa
Administrative Assistant to the VP of Programs  x509
Fellow, Equity Agenda  x531
Alexandra Castilla
Program Assistant  x529

Anchoring Communities – Place

Senior Director, Anchoring Communities  x522
Ellie Rossiter
Initiative Officer and Partnership Director, HOPE SF  x578
Zach McRae
Program Associate  x544
Melanie Jiménez
Program Assistant, Anchoring Communities x540
David Kim
Program Coordinator, Anchoring Communities x526
Taina Estevez
Initiatives Assistant, Great Communities Collaborative & HOPE SF x557
Fellow, Anchoring Communities  x528

Expanding Access to Opportunity – People
Acting Program Director, Expanding Access to Opportunity x563
Initiative Officer, Great Communities Collaborative  x573
Ain Bailey
Associate Initiative Officer, Great Communities Collaborative x523
Fellow, Expanding Access to Opportunity x580
Rob Hope
Initiative Officer, Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative x516
Nurturing Equity Movements – Power
Senior Director, Nurturing Equity Movements  x584
Tessa Rouverol Callejo
Senior Program Officer, Nurturing Equity Movements  x541
Program Officer and Organizational and Professional Development Officer  x559
Michelle Myles Chambers
FAITHS Program Manager  x539
Angela Quon Chan
Angela Quon-Chan
Senior Program Assistant, Nurturing Equity Movements  x562
Retha Robinson
Retha Robinson
Director, Koshland Program x564
Marjorie Delgadillo
Koshland Program Assistant x564
Brandi Howard
Program Officer, Koshland Program x591
Fellow, Nurturing Equity Movements x560
Amir Abner
Program Assistant x337