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
President & CEO
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
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
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
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
Nancy believes in working with high-quality organizations that support and promote philanthropy and charitable giving in support of nonprofits. She brings numerous years of development experience from Dallas and Fort Worth to her position where she partners with professional advisors and prospective fundholders on how to maximize their impact for Fort Worth and North Texas. She is a graduate of Texas Christian University and the University of North Texas. Nancy has lived in Fort Worth since 2014.
NORTH TEXAS CF STAFF
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.
Grants and Database Administrator
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.
Philanthropic Services Coordinator
Giving back is a big part of Jessica’s personal philosophy, and she has been excited to learn about all of the ways the Community Foundation is involved in the Fort Worth community and the staggering amount of grant money that goes out each year to support respected nonprofits and causes in North Texas.
IT and Front Office Administrator
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.
Community Investment Associate
Angela works at the Community Foundation because she believes in paying it forward. She concentrates on helping connect big ideas and smart money through grantmaking.
North Texas Community Foundation
Fort Worth Club Building
306 W. 7th Street, Suite 1045
Fort Worth, Texas 76102