John R. Echement, President and CEO of Jefferson Regional Foundation, and the Board of Directors of Jefferson Regional Foundation, announce that Mary Phan-Gruber has been selected as the Foundation’s Executive Director.
Phan-Gruber has more than 25 years of experience as an accomplished nonprofit leader with expertise in guiding and growing community-based organizations, programs and foundations. She has served in several community health-related capacities as executive, consultant, program director, teacher and therapist.
She comes to Jefferson Regional Foundation from Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging in Pittsburgh, where she led the creation and implementation of the agency’s first strategic plan, guided the creation of its learning center and initiated and led quality improvement projects.
She previously worked as an independent consultant to nonprofits in the Pittsburgh region and she was a senior nonprofit consultant with a Pittsburgh-based leading regional management consulting firm focused on nonprofit excellence and serving community-based organizations, public agencies and foundations.