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View our New York-based grantmaking staff and Doris Duke Management Foundation employees below. Visit the websites of Duke Farms and Shangri La to see their staff.

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Lola Adedokun, M.P.H.
Child Well-being Program, African Health Initiative
Lola Adedokun, M.P.H.
Program Director for Child Well-being and Director for the African Health Initiative
Christopher Anthony
Finance
Christopher Anthony
Accounting Manager
Linda Artola
Operations, Building Bridges Program
Linda Artola
Program Associate for the Building Bridges Program (DDFIA) and Operations Assistant
Karimata Bah
Child Well-being Program, African Health Initiative
Karimata Bah
Program Associate for Child Well-being and Associate for the African Health Initiative
Rumeli Banik, Ph.D.
Child Well-being Program
Rumeli Banik, Ph.D.
Senior Program Officer for Child Well-being
Guli Basu
Information Services
Guli Basu
Chief Technology Officer
Leena Bhutta
Investments
Leena Bhutta
Deputy Chief Investment Officer
Sandra Ching
Child Well-being Program, African Health Initiative
Sandra Ching
Program Associate for Child Well-being and Associate for the African Health Initiative
Andrew Cortese
Finance
Andrew Cortese
Accounting Manager
Nicole Cruz
Human Resources
Nicole Cruz
Human Resources Manager
Linda Diamond
Grants Administration
Linda Diamond
Program Associate for Grants Management
Erica Dziedzic
Office of the President
Erica Dziedzic
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
James Eodice, MBA/MHRM
Human Resources
James Eodice, MBA/MHRM
Director of Human Resources
Sindy Escobar Alvarez, Ph.D.
Medical Research Program
Sindy Escobar Alvarez, Ph.D.
Program Director for Medical Research
Adrienne Fisher
Grants Administration
Adrienne Fisher
Director of Grants Management and Evaluation
Sam Gill
Office of the President
Sam Gill
President and CEO of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Cynthia Haidar
Investments
Cynthia Haidar
Associate Director, Investments
Karen Han
Medical Research Program
Karen Han
Program Associate for Medical Research
Phenisher Harris
Grants Administration
Phenisher Harris
Program Associate for Grants Management
Jeffrey Heil
Investments
Jeffrey Heil
Chief Investment Officer
Karen Jacobsen
Office of the President
Karen Jacobsen
Executive Assistant to the President and Board Liaison
Fernanda Jiménez
Communications
Fernanda Jiménez
Communications Associate
Jennifer Katz
Investments
Jennifer Katz
Director, Impact Investments
Maurine Knighton
Arts Program
Maurine Knighton
Program Director for the Arts
Danielle Levoit
Environment Program
Danielle Levoit
Program Officer for the Environment
Roni Mayes, MHRM
Human Resources
Roni Mayes, MHRM
Senior Human Resources Associate
Eileen Oberlander
Finance
Eileen Oberlander
Controller and Director of Finance
Lillian Osei-Boateng
Arts Program
Lillian Osei-Boateng
Program Manager for the Arts
Lynn Pipitone
Finance
Lynn Pipitone
Accounting Manager
Bracewell Polo
Investments
Bracewell Polo
Financial Analyst
Zeyba Rahman
Building Bridges Program
Zeyba Rahman
Senior Program Officer for the Building Bridges Program (DDFIA)
Keri Rice
Finance
Keri Rice
Senior Finance Associate
Kristin Roth-Schrefer
Communications
Kristin Roth-Schrefer
Communications Director
Kevin Sia, Ph.D.
Medical Research Program
Kevin Sia, Ph.D.
Program Officer for Medical Research
Peter Simmons
Operations
Peter Simmons
Chief Operating Officer
Sacha Spector, Ph.D.
Environment Program
Sacha Spector, Ph.D.
Program Director for the Environment
Brandi Stewart
Arts Program
Brandi Stewart
Program Officer for the Arts
Sean Thackurdeen
Environment Program
Sean Thackurdeen
Program Associate for the Environment
Jessica Van Grouw
Arts Program
Jessica Van Grouw
Program Associate for the Arts
Sairah Varughese
Information Services
Sairah Varughese
Information System Analyst
Beth Woltering
Operations
Beth Woltering
Office Operations Manager
Lisa Yeh
Investments
Lisa Yeh
Investment Operations Manager
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