Trish has more than 25 years of experience in the tax-exempt sector working with a wide range of tax-exempt organizations, including private and corporate foundations, family offices, governmental entities, NGOs, and other organizations with local, national, and multi-national operations. Her experience includes advising clients on a variety of issues, including operational processes and infrastructure, domestic and international granting, program strategy and design, capacity building and impact measurement, communication programs and governance issues.
Trish holds a Masters in Public Health and was the first Director for Education and International Programs at the American Foundation for AIDS Research. (amfAR) Additionally, she was a member of the team at the Rockefeller Foundation that created and launched the HIV/AIDS Alliance as well as the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative. She has been a grant-maker in the area of Humanitarian Aid, responsible for sourcing and supporting organizations serving the gulf region after Hurricane Katrina and in South Asia after the Tsunami in 2005. Trish oversaw the implementation of a strategic program addressing children’s health for a number of privately held family foundations with a focus on Africa.