At the North Texas Community Foundation, you’ll meet professionals who are accomplished in many ways,
from education to professional achievements. Though we have varying backgrounds and skill sets, we all share
a deep commitment to the North Texas community, as well as passion and enthusiasm for the work we do.
Read Rose's Bio
Rose Bradshaw serves as President/CEO for the North Texas Community Foundation. Over the course of her career Rose has been honored to work with philanthropists, foundations, corporations and nonprofits in North Texas, San Francisco, New York and Chicago to ignite powerful and rewarding philanthropy that strengthens local communities. She oversees the North Texas Community Foundation’s philanthropic grants — which totaled more than $22 million in 2017 — to ensure charitable awards effect positive change while honoring donor intent. The Community Foundation currently has $312 million in assets.
Chief Financial Officer
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Stan is a finance and operations senior management professional with extensive experience in all aspects of accounting and finance as well as expertise in operations, sourcing and supply chain management in a multinational environment. He brings a comprehensive knowledge of and involvement in acquisitions/mergers, business development, transaction structuring/negotiation, human resource management, information technology and leadership, with a strong track record of delivering strong financial gains in highly competitive business markets through expertise in revenue growth and utilization of technology. Prior to his role at the Community Foundation, Stan served as the CFO and Executive Vice President of Tandy Brands Accessories and The Bombay Company. He is a certified public accountant and a graduate of the University of North Texas.
Laura Q. McWhorter, CFRE
Chief Philanthropy Officer
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Laura comes to the Community Foundation from the Texas Health Resources Foundation where she has served since 1997, becoming vice president in 2005. During her tenure at Texas Health Resources Foundation, Laura played a pivotal role in many key campaigns, including the Jane and John Justin Patient Surgical Tower at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, Bloxom Tower, Harris Methodist Heart Center, Jones Tower Renovation, Wellness for Life Program and Mobile Units and the Well into the Future Campaign. She also provided leadership that contributed to the City of Fort Worth’s designation as the largest Blue Zones Community in the country. At the Community Foundation, Laura leads the teams responsible for ensuring an extraordinary fundholder experience while providing flexible, charitable solutions to meet fundholders’ needs. She also directs our marketing and communications efforts.
Director of Donor Relations
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Vicki loves getting to be part of something bigger and working in service of others in her role at the Community Foundation. For more than 6 years, she has helped honor our fundholders’ intentions, with previous experience as a small-business owner, a preschool director, and a lecture and booking agent for Sept. 11th survivors. Vicki’s focus is to be honest, hard working, and keeping the “customer’s best interest first and foremost.” She is a graduate of Abilene Christian University.
Read Kathleen's Bio
As the Events Associate for the North Texas Community Foundation, Kathleen coordinates major special events such as the Annual Luncheon, Mission in Action, Community Matters and WORTHinspiring. Her primary goal in this role is to develop and implement meaningful events that build understanding and support among our fundholders, donors and friends.
Kathleen has more than 20 years in nonprofit experience, both professionally and as a volunteer. She worked previously at the Texas Health Resources Foundation as the Annual Giving Manager, and at Texas Ballet Theater as the Special Events and Membership Manager. Kathleen is also involved with the Junior League of Fort Worth, previously serving on its Board as well as co-chairing the annual Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Market.
Kathleen is a native Texan and graduated from Texas Christian University.
Executive Services Coordinator
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Margie Curtis is the Executive Services Coordinator and works most closely with our President/CEO. She is the liaison to the Board of Directors and administers a variety of projects and scheduling with the executive team, among other responsibilities. Margie joined us from Trinity Habitat for Humanity, where she worked as the Grants & Publications Manager for more than 8 years. Prior to that, Margie worked for Collin College as its Manager of Special Projects and district-wide Director of Student Activities.
Amanda de la Torre
Philanthropic Services Coordinator
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As the Philanthropic Services Coordinator, Amanda assists the Director of Philanthropic Services, collaborating with professional advisors and potential donors on the multitude of options for philanthropic giving. Her favorite part of serving on the Community Foundation team is seeing the donation process transform into significant community impact for those who need it most.
Bringing experience in both nonprofit and for-profit roles to her position, Amanda entered nonprofit work in 2012 after completing her M.S.I.S. in Sustainability at UT Arlington’s Fort Worth campus. She has had the pleasure of working with nonprofits in Louisiana and Oklahoma that address wise land use and economic development issues. Her for-profit experience includes more than 15 years in real estate sales and marketing. A native Texan, Amanda is passionate about her hometown of Fort Worth and her favorite school in Austin, The University of Texas.
Read Kisha's Bio
Keisha primarily supports our CFO and Finance Department.
Associate Director of Community Impact
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Garrett works with the Community Foundation’s field-of-interest and capacity building grant cycles, and is the liaison for our young professionals philanthropy group WORTH. He is a 2010 graduate of Milligan College in Tennessee and spent the first part of his professional career working in child welfare in both residential and community settings. Before coming to the Foundation he was a counselor at ACH Child and Family Services in Fort Worth.
Donor Relations Associate
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As the Donor Services Associate, Amy’s goal is to further strengthen the Community Foundation’s capacity to serve donors effectively. A TCU graduate, Amy comes to NTxCF from Justin Brands, Inc. and Williamson-Dickie, where she held positions in marketing management and apparel merchandising, respectively. Both positions cultivated strengths in client relations, project management, and production coordination.
Read Joy's Bio
As the Controller, Joy works with the CFO on various financial tasks. Joy was drawn to the Community Foundation because she believes in the mission of helping and empowering the less fortunate. While working at the United Nations Development Program and Catholic Relief Services, Joy saw the positive impact that philanthropy had on communities. Her previous work experience includes Jackson Hewitt and First Command Financial Services. Growing up in Kenya, Joy received her bachelor’s degree from Kenyatta University. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
Strategic Communications Coordinator
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As the Strategic Communications Coordinator, Taylor oversees marketing and communications functions, brand management, public relations and advertising. Driven by her strong desire to promote causes that positively impact the community, Taylor brings over four years of experience in nonprofit communications and development to her role. Taylor graduated cum laude from the University of Houston with a BA in Anthropology.
Susan Van Meter
Community Impact Associate
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Front Office Administrator
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As the Front Office Administrator, Tori plays a key role in the day-to-day operations at the Community Foundation. A UNT graduate, Tori’s journalism degree is a helpful addition to the team. Prior to being a hair colorist in Dallas at Neiman Marcus, NorthPark, Tori was a Marketing Manager for a telecommunications firm as well as a contributor for the Dallas Morning News.
North Texas Community Foundation
777 Main Street, Suite 2850
Fort Worth, Texas 76102