Through his and the Board’s leadership, the Foundation increased its annual grantmaking and implemented various capacity building initiatives for grant partners, including major gift fundraising, executive leadership skills, storytelling and evaluation and outcomes. Prior to joining the Foundation, Brad held multiple management positions at Bank of America over a 28-year career nationally and regionally, including a focus on wealth management and private foundation development.
I rode my bike around Europe by myself when I was 15 years old.
What Is This Glory by my grandfather, John Donald Robb.
My favorite book I’ve read recently is Falling Upwards by Richard Rohr.
Either the European Renaissance or the American Civil Rights Movement.
Chief Program Officer
Karen helps shepherd the foundation’s grantmaking and capacity building initiatives. Her life-long career and volunteer work in the nonprofit sector have included different leadership roles in communications, fundraising, fundraising administration and volunteer management. As a proud English literature major, Karen has written her fair share of grants and appreciates the art of writing. As expected, she made several edits to this bio (which she wrote).
I’m an introvert.
George Frideric Handel’s “Music for the Royal Fireworks”
Agatha Christie and P.D. James helped me discover a life-time love of murder mysteries.
I would be an observer (versus actually living during those times) in the age of Jesus.
Cate is the Grant Manager of the Foundation’s grants for older adults, adults with disabilities, and food programs. She began working with Carl and Marie Jo in 1994 as a bookkeeper, helping them manage their assets and real estate holdings. Following the Andersons’ passing, she played an instrumental role in establishing the operating systems for the Foundation. Cate takes pride in eliminating barriers between the Foundation and her grant partners, believing that our relationships are true partnerships. “I am incredibly grateful to be partnering with our grantees who are dedicated to making the world a better place for everyone.”
I'm a gamer - D&D, video, and board games. I walked the Honolulu Marathon twice.
Airstream by Fastball and Vltava (The Moldau) by Smetana.
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande and Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver.
I would love to have been one of the codebreakers during WWII or worked on the U.S. space program.
Justin believes that there are more resources in this world than there is need, and what bridges the gap between the two of them is creative, compassionate people – many of whom are his grantees. His unofficial title is “Grantee Advocate,” and his favorite part about his job is meeting with grantees, learning about their impact, and subsequently going to bat on their behalf to get them funding to continue their work.
When I was 13, I was swimming in the Pacific ocean on a beach in Japan, and swam straight into a giant jellyfish that stung me across the chest - it felt like running into a bush made of needles.
Howard Shore's Lord of the Rings movie soundtrack.
Aside from the Gospels, I would say Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell.
If I had a time machine, Renaissance era Florence, Italy would be my first stop.