Melinda Marble

Executive Director, Patrick J. McGovern Foundation

Marble brings several decades of leadership experience in philanthropy to the Foundation, most recently as Deputy Director of the Barr Foundation, Director of Family Philanthropy at Pilot House Associates and Executive Director of the Paul & Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation.

Marble has served as the first staff at a number of enterprises, including several family philanthropies, a regional association and a non-profit.  She has managed major giving programs at both family and community foundations, including the San Francisco Foundation and The Boston Foundation.  She served in both staff and, later, board positions at The Philanthropic Initiative, providing counsel to donors, foundations and corporations around the world. Her reputation for bringing bold, strategic and grounded approaches to addressing social issues is widely recognized.

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