OUR STAFF

Meet our Team

The Philadelphia Foundation leadership team is powered by a mix of business leaders, community activists and initiators of positive change. Our diverse team brings together a wide range of expertise, working toward a single mission of improving life in the Philadelphia region.

Connectors, Activators and Accelerators of change
Key Contacts
President and CEO

Pedro A. Ramos is president and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation, one of the first community foundations in the nation. Pedro has spent his career guiding organizations through critical inflection points and redefining how those organizations support and communicate with the communities they serve.

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Leann Ayers
Leann Ayers
Director of Grants and Programs
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Chief Investment Officer

Orlando C. Esposito joined the Philadelphia Foundation as Chief Financial Officer in April 2019.
Prior to joining the Philadelphia Foundation, he served as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Head of PNC’s asset management group and previously as EVP of its corporate banking group.

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Jake Marini
Jake Marini
Chief Advancement Officer
Director of Communications and Marketing

Ted has served as the Director of Marketing and Communications at Philadelphia Foundation since November 2021.  In this capacity, he leads the foundation’s communications, marketing and public relations efforts.

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Our Team
Angie Pabon
Angie Pabon
Program Officer
Baron LeGault
Baron LeGault
Controller
Christian Browning
Christian Browning
Financial Analyst
Christopher Byers
Christopher Byers
Development Officer, Gifts and Operations
Ismail Rivera-Sabir
Ismail Rivera-Sabir
Investment Accountant
Joe Cassidy
Joe Cassidy
Assistant Controller
Kadrisse McIntosh
Kadrisse McIntosh
Grants Associate
Kim Gilmore
Kim Gilmore
Program Officer, Scholarships and Grants
Maggi Kirk
Maggi Kirk
Development and Donor Services Officer
Marsha Budd
Marsha Budd
Donor Services Officer
Matthew Kehl
Matthew Kehl
Senior Financial Services Associate
Chief of Staff
Nygel Jones
Nygel Jones
Communications Associate
Patrice Scuteri
Patrice Scuteri
HR Payroll and Benefits Specialist
Ryan Kauffman
Ryan Kauffman
Investment Accountant
Santo Montecalvo
Santo Montecalvo
IT Director
Sheressa Gordon
Sheressa Gordon
Program Officer, Grantmaking Operations
Siobhan Neitzel
Siobhan Neitzel
Director of Fund and Gift Financial Services