TITLE: Executive Director
FOCUS AREAS: Education, youth
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PROFILE: Mary Gregory has been assisting the Morris Stulsaft Foundation and other grantmakers at Pacific Foundation Services since 1998. Her past experience has included independent consulting, the San Francisco Education Fund, and Volunteer Centre. She created Mary’s List, a service that helps nonprofits to connect with consultants and for consultants to connect with other consultants. Lists of consultants, resources, job listings, event postings, and a message board can be found on her site.
Gregory’s MSF staff profile shares:
Mary joined Pacific Foundation Services in 1998. As Vice-President of the company, she is involved with strategic planning, business development, and human resources. As a senior staff member, she supervises multiple teams, directing both program and administrative work as well as conducting research and carrying out field work. Mary works closely with families to provide guidance on a spectrum of topics, from honing the vision of a new foundation to helping families navigate intergenerational transitions. As the Executive Director for the Bella Vista Foundation since its founding in 1999, Mary has helped establish the foundation’s role as an integral funding partner for programs supporting environmental restoration and early childhood development.
Prior to PFS, Mary helped connect the private sector to the public school system at the San Francisco Education Fund, served as President of the Board of Directors for Katherine Delmar Burke School and the Randall Museum Friends, and worked as a fundraising consultant with a focus in the field of education. With a passion for community building, she has served on the board and actively volunteered for over 12 years with At The Crossroads, a nonprofit organization providing outreach and support services to homeless youth in San Francisco. Mary grew up in San Francisco and received her BA in English from Princeton University. She likes dogs, contemporary fiction, and is bewitched by her young granddaughter.