Ruben D. Orduña

Vice President of Development and Donor Services

Ruben D. Orduña is the Foundation’s vice president of development and donor services, overseeing business development and donor relations. He works closely with donors and Foundation Program staff to maximize donors’ philanthropic impact.

Prior to joining The San Francisco Foundation, Ruben was vice president for development at the Boston Foundation where he managed and directed their new business development efforts, which include professional advisor relations, new donor cultivation, solicitation of outright and planned gifts. During his tenure as VP, the Foundation increased its annual giving 100%, reaching a record annual amount of more than $75 million. Ruben also served as the department’s director of development.

Ruben was the first executive director of the Crossroads Community Foundation – a five year old community foundation serving the Metrowest Region.  He also worked at the Council on Foundations as the director of community foundation services where he managed all services and programs for community foundation members.

Ruben is a graduate from Occidental College in Los Angeles and received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Maryland.