After an extensive national search with an impressive slate of candidates, Philanthropy Northwest is pleased to announce that Kiran Ahuja will be the next CEO. The process to find Philanthropy Northwest’s fifth leader was led by a committee of board members, chaired by Raikes Foundation Executive Director Erin Kahn, in partnership with The 360 Group, a national executive search firm dedicated to creating social impact by placing exceptional leaders into extraordinary mission-driven organizations.
Ahuja brings more than two decades of public service and nonprofit sector leadership experience, including senior positions in the Obama administration, to our six-state network of foundations and corporate giving programs. In her new role, she will lead one of the oldest regional associations of philanthropists in the country, joining us at a critical time for the sector and our communities. Read more about Kiran Ahuja