The John A. Hartford Foundation Announces Staff Promotions and Hiring of Nancy Wexler as Program Officer
New York, NY (June 12, 2019) – The John A. Hartford Foundation Board of Trustees approved the promotions of Eva Cheng, CPA, Marcus Escobedo, MPA, and Rani E. Snyder, MPA, to the respective roles of Vice President, Finance; Vice President, Communications and Senior Program Officer; and Vice President, Program. In addition to approving the promotions, the Foundation announced the hiring of Nancy Wexler, DBH, MPH, as its newest Program Officer (pictured right).
“Eva Cheng, Marcus Escobedo, and Rani Snyder are tremendous assets to our Foundation, who contribute expertise and passion for our mission of improving care for older adults every day,” said Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President of The John A. Hartford Foundation. “I look forward to continuing the strong working relationship we have and I congratulate these three outstanding individuals on their new roles. They are a pleasure to work with.”
As Vice President, Finance, Eva Cheng will be responsible for accounting and financial reporting, monitoring investment performance of the Foundation’s portfolio, taxes, budgeting, and other administrative functions including supervising accounting staff. She previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Foundation.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Mrs. Cheng served as a senior financial analyst at D.E. Shaw and held tax and accounting positions with Sanwa Bank and Spectrum Capital. She earned a BS degree in Accounting, cum laude, from the Stern School of Business at New York University. She is a CPA licensed in New York State, and a member of the Foundation Financial Officers Group, Foundation Financial Managers Group, and Foundation Administrators Network.
As Vice President, Communications and Senior Program Officer, Marcus Escobedo will be responsible for the Foundation’s communications operations, including developing communications strategy, overseeing media relations, and managing consultants and communications staff. He will also continue to oversee a grants portfolio focused on improving care of older adults in the acute care setting and through policy change and communications activities...