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.
Nancy E. Jones
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Nancy guides the Community Foundation toward its strategic goals, which are set in concert with the Board of Directors. She works closely with fund holders, professional advisors, community leaders and nonprofit agencies to improve Fort Worth and North Texas through impactful charitable giving and community leadership. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Council on Foundations in Washington, D.C. as well as the Conference of Southwest Foundations; she still serves on the Community Foundation National Marketing Action Team. Prior to her move to Fort Worth, Nancy was the founding President of the Community Foundation of Abilene, building that Foundation from an initial base of $750,000 to $80 million in endowed assets. She holds a doctorate in Business Administration, Finance, and Organizational Theory from the University of Kentucky, Lexington and degrees in Economics from the University of Southern California.
Executive Vice President
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Over the course of her career, Rose has worked with philanthropists, foundations, corporations and nonprofits in San Francisco, New York and Chicago develop and enhance strategic relationships. She now oversees the North Texas Community Foundation’s philanthropic investments to ensure they effect positive change in the community while honoring donor intent. Rose collaborates with other funders, community groups and civic leaders to advance targeted initiatives, including the Early Learning Alliance, Foster Care redesign, Safe Sleep Public Health Campaign to combat infant mortality, and the Fort Worth literacy partnership. She also oversees the Community Foundation’s grant cycles focused on early learning, child abuse, land conservation and animal welfare, among others. Rose serves on the Mayor’s Education Cabinet, Women’s Policy Forum Board of Directors, Asset Funders Network Steering Committee, and Leadership ISD, among other civic engagements. She is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago.
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.
Director of Operations and Donor Services
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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.
Director of Philanthropic Services
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Cindy collaborates with members of the North Texas Community Foundation’s professional advisor network to facilitate philanthropic solutions for clients and philanthropists to positively impact our community. As a CPA with a Masters in Tax, she is well-positioned to work with donors and their trusted attorneys, CPAs and wealth managers to craft long-term giving strategies as well as annual charitable giving plans. Cindy has 15+ years of experience in tax (Coopers & Lybrand) and consulting (Fund Evaluation Group and Asset Performance Partners) focused on endowments, foundations, universities, pension plans, and high net worth families. In her consulting role, she brought together various investment managers, attorneys, CPAs, actuaries, etc., all working together to craft customized solutions for individual clients. Cindy’s background allows her to understand the tax implications of simple gifts of cash as well as more complex non-cash gifts such as closely held stock, real estate, charitable remainder or lead trusts, etc. Whatever the situation, Cindy is here to help you craft the appropriate philanthropic solution. Cindy graduated cum laude from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and also earned her Master in Tax from the University of Cincinnati. She is an active member of the Fort Worth Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs, the Tarrant County Bar Association, the Lone Star Council of Charitable Gift Planners, Women Inspiring Philanthropy, and the Friends of KERA.
NORTH TEXAS CF STAFF
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Mia’s background in emerging media trends has come in handy working at the Community Foundation, where she has helped execute our recent rebrand and any marketing and communications needs.
Community Engagement Coordinator
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Bio coming soon!
Grants and Database Administrator
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Ronda loves to help others understand the importance of each person involved to help strengthen the community but still in awe of how one single individual can make a huge impact by doing what we can from where we stand at this very moment.
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Administrative Support Specialist
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Caleb has a desire to learn something new every day, in order to build skills that are outside of his responsibilities and wheelhouses. He helps manages the day to day operations of the Community Foundation.
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North Texas Community Foundation
Fort Worth Club Building
306 W. 7th Street, Suite 1045
Fort Worth, Texas 76102