Grantmakers in Aging Announces Lindsay A. Goldman as New CEO
At the 2020 GIA Annual Conference, Board Chair Rani Snyder announced that Lindsay A. Goldman will become the next Chief Executive Officer of GIA, effective January 1, 2021.
Read the full press release here.
Ms. Goldman comes to GIA from The New York Academy of Medicine, where she is finishing her tenure as the founding Director of the Center for Healthy Aging.
Specializing in public-private partnerships to create age-inclusive environments, she oversaw a diverse portfolio that included the award-winning Age-friendly NYC and Health & Age Across All Policies initiative in New York State; the WHO Collaborating Center on Aging, Globalization, and Urbanization; and IMAGE: The Interactive Map of Aging, an online data tool for policymakers and funders.
As a thought leader and policy implementation expert, Goldman has testified before Congress and frequently speaks at international and national conferences on aging.
Prior to her time at the Academy, Goldman worked at the UJA Federation-New York, where she was responsible for strategic planning and grantmaking to support older adults, as well as emergency preparedness and response, and information and referral services. She also led the Health Enhancement Partnership, an adult day program at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, for which she received a Best Practice Award from the National Council on Aging.
She began her career at Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, where she coordinated an intergenerational mentoring program in the Bronx.
Ms. Goldman will succeed John Feather, PhD, who is retiring.