Lorie A. Slutsky
Organization: New York Community Trust
Location: New York, NY
Lorie A. Slutsky is a co-convener of the Panel.
Lorie A. Slutsky has been the president of The New York Community Trust, the country's largest and one of its oldest community foundations, since 1990. Though it also funds other projects, the Trust focuses on four areas: arts, education, and the humanities; children, youth, and families; community development and environment; health and people with special needs. Ms. Slutsky began at the Trust in 1977 as a grantmaker for education, housing, government and urban affairs, and neighborhood revitalization. She was appointed vice president for special projects in 1983 and executive vice president in 1987, when she assumed responsibility for strategic planning, personnel and budget management, and oversight of all departments. Ms. Slutsky received her B.A. from Colgate University, where she was a trustee for nine years, and her M.A. from New School University, where she is currently a trustee. Ms. Slutsky serves on the boards of the United Way of New York City and BoardSource and is a director of Alliance Capital Management, one of the nation's largest investment management firms. A former board chairman of the Council on Foundations and vice chairman of the Foundation Center, she also has served on the boards of Hispanics in Philanthropy, the Nonprofit Finance Fund, the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, the DeWitt Wallace Fund for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Lila Acheson Wallace Fund for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.