Lorie Slutsky, The New York Community Trust

TITLE: President

FUNDING AREAS: Children, youth, and families; community development and the environment; education, arts, and human justice; and health and people with special needs

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PROFILE: Lorie Slutsky has been president of the New York Community Trust (NYCT) since way back in 1990 after beginning her career there 13 years earlier, in 1977. Back then, she was a grantmaker with responsibility for education, housing, government and urban affairs, and neighborhood revitalization. She was then executive vice president for three years before ascending to her current position.

Here's her full bio on NYCT's own website:

Lorie is the president of The Trust where she began her career in 1977 as a grantmaker. She was named executive vice president in 1987, when she assumed responsibility for strategic planning, personnel and budget management, and oversight of all departments. 

Lorie received her B.A. from Colgate University, where she served for nine years as a trustee and chairman of the budget committee, and her M.A. from The New School, where she also was as a trustee. She sits on the Chief Judge’s Permanent Commission to Expand Access to Civil Legal Services in New York State. She was a member of the board of Independent Sector and co-chaired its Panel on the Nonprofit Sector. 

Lorie is a former board chairman of the Council on Foundations and BoardSource, and vice chairman of The Foundation Center. She also is a director of two for-profit companies: Alliance Bernstein Capital Management and AXA Equitable.