Donna Benson-Chan, Impact Austin

TITLE:  Executive Director

FOCUS AREAS: Culture, education, environment, family

CONTACT:  (512) 335-5540, dbensonchan@impact-austin.org

PROFILE: Donna Benson-Chan has been the Impact Austin executive director since January 2015. She has been working as the principal for DBC Consulting since 2009, and in 2011 she worked as Impact Austin’s interim executive director. Other work experience includes BookSpring, the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the Arlington County Medical Society and Foundation, and Nirschl Orthopaedic Clinic. She received a BA in Business Administration and Management from Trinity University Washington.

Benson-Chan’s Impact Austin bio shares:

As Executive Director, Donna Benson-Chan is responsible for the successful outcomes of the day-to-day operations of Impact Austin. With an extensive background in operations and human resources management, she is recognized as a business leader with a passion for operational excellence, human possibilities, and easing organizations through change. She works closely with many member volunteers whose extraordinary talents continue to make Impact Austin one of the most highly recognized collective giving organizations in the country.

On LinkedIn, she lists the following specialties:

Interim Executive Management
Strategic Human Resources (people management),
Operational Alignment,
Interim Executive Leadership,
Talent & Performance Management,
Business and Career Coaching,
Human Resources infrastructure development,
Compensation & Benefits,
Mediation and Employee Relations Mgmt,
Charitable Fund Development,
Volunteer and Intern Management,
Nonprofit Management & Board Development
Business and Work Plan Design