Grantmakers for Education is a national organization with staff located strategically around the U.S. We are a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to the fields of education and education philanthropy. Please feel free to contact us to learn more about the organization, our work or the field of education grantmaking by calling 503-595-2100 or emailing inquiries to

Executive Director

Senior Operations Manager

As senior operations manager, Letitia manages operational procedures and practices across the organization. She also works directly with our impact groups and serves as liaison for the board of directors. She has more than 10 years of experience across the education spectrum including teaching, school leadership, teacher recruitment and development, and education policy. She has been an advocate for at-risk students and participated on committees to revise policies to impact student achievement. She is devoted to quality and equitable educational experiences for all students and is committed to supporting the work of organizations that champion those efforts.

Celine Coggins

Executive Director


Senior Operations Manager

Jessie Lea

Systems & Data Administrator

Kyle Malone

Senior Manager of Partnerships

Paul Moon

Senior Program Manager

Alessandra Piani

Membership Associate

Beverly Ross Denny

Managing Director

Rebecca Smith

Communications Manager

Angela Taylor

Accounting Assistant

Hannah Wang

Program Assistant