PHOTOGRAPHY DRIVEN BY SOCIAL CHANGE.
SOCIAL CHANGE DRIVEN BY PHOTOGRAPHY.

Team

 

Executive Director

Lisa Rose, Executive Director

Lisa Rose brings over 17 years of experience in senior leadership roles in the philanthropic sector. Previously Lisa served as the founding CEO of the 1:1 Fund, an online children’s savings platform designed to support the college dreams of low-income children through matching donor contributions. She was formerly with The San Francisco Foundation, where she oversaw donor cultivation and stewardship for a portfolio of 450 high net-worth donors and $350 million in donor-advised funds. Before joining The San Francisco Foundation, Lisa served in senior management roles at nonprofits focused on education, arts and social justice. Lisa graduated from Mount Holyoke College with degrees in Philosophy and Critical Social Thought. She has studied several languages and traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia and South America.

When not working, Lisa can be found chasing deer from her garden, sculpting, and playing chess with her beautiful son, Roman. There have been allegations that she continues to perfect “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” on her cello.

Operations Manager

Tonia Wall, Operations Manager

Tonia Wall brings a wide range of experience and interests to her role as Operations Manager, including a passion for art, design, and the environment, problem-solving, management skills, and a desire to do work that has positive impact.

A Bay Area native, Tonia earned a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Masters of Landscape Architecture from UC Berkeley. Prior to joining PhotoPhilanthropy, she worked as a landscape designer and educator, and held management roles in operations and human resources in the telecommunications and technical fields.

Tonia likes to spend her free time with her family and volunteering at her children’s school. Outside the office, you can often find her chasing after her twin daughters (because these early years are so precious), rummaging for treasure at flea markets, testing new recipes, and sailing on the San Francisco Bay.

Marketing & Communications Associate

Nathan Dalton brings 8 years of experience in marketing and communications. Before joining PhotoPhilanthropy, he worked for the Peabody Award-winning Kitchen Sisters, producing radio stories for NPR including the Morning Edition series “Hidden Kitchens” and the Morning Edition and All Things Considered series “The Hidden World of Girls.” He was the multimedia producer for the KQED series, “The Making Of…” about what’s being made in the Bay Area and why, and produces stories for the Know Journal Podcast, a journal about life-long learning. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in American Studies. He spent much of his youth touring the country playing music with a variety of bands but these days he can usually be found shooting short documentary films, baking bread, or shuffling through the farmers markets or library stacks of Berkeley, CA where he lives with his family.

Executive Assistant

Tara Miller, Executive Assistant

Tara Miller brings over 10 years of experience in administrative management in the social change sector. Previously, Tara served as an Executive Assistant for Church on the Journey, a church that was dedicated to bringing hope and healing to its local and global community. Before joining PhotoPhilanthropy, Tara had an extensive career in the fields of law, education and medicine. She is passionate about giving back to her community and volunteers her time at animal shelters, rescue missions and at-risk youth centers.

Recent transplants from Phoenix, Tara and her family have been captivated by San Francisco’s charm and are having a blast discovering all the city has to offer. When not working, Tara can be found exploring far-flung hiking trails, completely losing herself in a whodunit novel, or triumphing over her enemies playing a board game.

Communications Consultant

Nadine Wolf, Communications Consultant

Nadine Wolf is passionate about the intersection of human rights, development, and new media. She worked for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ibero-American New Journalism Foundation (FNPI) in Colombia, organizing capacity-building programs for journalists and spearheading a Latin-American network of media development organizations. She designed communication and community outreach strategies for various international nonprofits and business enterprises, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Purpose, and the Jordan Career Education Foundation. Nadine holds a degree in International Affairs from the Paris Institute of Political Science and a Master’s in Media, Culture, and Communication from New York University. You will spot her cruising around the city on her bike, exploring indie music and jazz jam sessions, or cooking dinner for friends.

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