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The Philanthropy Workshop Welcomes Two New Board Members
The Philanthropy Workshop (TPW) is pleased to announce the appointments of Milton Speid and Andrew Chunilall to its Board of Directors.
With extensive, diverse, and global backgrounds, our two new board members offer deep social sector knowledge and leadership as the board strives to propel TPW forward in its mission of accelerating social impact.
Renee Kaplan, CEO of TPW, notes that this is an exciting chapter as the TPW community grows. “As we work to challenge the status quo in philanthropy and make best practice common practice, and as we continue to unlock resources in service of our people and planet, we couldn’t be more fortunate to have the passion and commitment that Milton and Andrew add to our board of strategic, humble doers. I am thrilled to welcome them to the TPW family and eager for what we will accomplish together.”
“Andrew and Milton bring a wealth of experience to our board as well as enthusiasm for the sector as a whole. I know they will wonderfully complement our group of board members as we support the growth and development of TPW,” shared Lisa Wolverton, Chair of the TPW Board of Directors.
Please join us in wishing our new board members a warm welcome to TPW.
Milton Speid is an expert social impact advisor. Currently, he guides members of The ImPact, a group of visionary families committed to aligning their assets with their values towards their impact investing goals. Prior, he was responsible for executing the ”Beyond the Bay” and Eastern Region strategies that seek to support Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s (SVCF) role as global social enterprise and the premier philanthropic partner for charitably minded individuals and corporations. During his first tenure at SVCF, he advised companies on their philanthropic strategies including SAP, Dolby, SanDisk, LinkedIn, Texas Instrument, Stub Hub, and Intuit, to name a few. He has also held senior roles at Epic Foundation, TED Talks, and Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
As the son of Jamaican immigrants, Milton has a personal commitment to poverty alleviation and developing partnerships that maximize resources and achieve greater impact.
Milton holds a Psychology Degree from The University of Hartford where he captained the Men’s Soccer Team. In 2018, Milton was selected as University of Hartford College of Arts and Sciences Alumni of the Year and was inducted into his High School Hall of Fame. He currently lives in Hyannis, MA where most Saturday mornings, you can find him playing or watching soccer.
Andrew Chunilall joined Community Foundations Canada in 2013 and became CEO in 2017, following a six-year tenure as Vice-President of Finance for the London Community Foundation and his long-standing service as a finance and regulatory expert for Canada’s philanthropic milieu. Now at the head of the community foundation movement, Andrew is working closely with the Community Foundations of Canada Leadership team, Board and foundations in Canada and abroad to help the philanthropic sector transform, innovate, and meet the new challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.
Outside of Community Foundations of Canada, Andrew has been highly active in the nonprofit community for 15 years, serving on numerous boards including Community Living London and Art for AIDS International. In 2015, he was among 250 selected emerging leaders to participate in the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. He recently joined the Board of WINGS, the global network of grantmaker associations and philanthropic support organisations.
With a background in education in economics and commerce, Andrew obtained his chartered accountant designation in 2002 and began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as a manager in the Assurance and Advisory Group. He lives in London, Ontario.