National Center for Family Philanthropy Names New President and CEO, Nicholas Tedesco
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nicholas “Nick” A. Tedesco will become the next President and CEO of the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP), the NCFP Board of Directors announced today. He is only the second president in the organization’s history, succeeding the founder, Virginia “Ginny” Esposito, who established NCFP in 1997. Esposito has advised and provided direct guidance to more than 2,500 giving families since founding NCFP.
NCFP is the first organization to formally offer services for family foundations and funds. It boasts the world’s largest database of family philanthropy resources and was the first to initiate statistically significant research on family foundations, including the forthcoming Trends 2020 study.
Tedesco’s professional achievements have been focused on bringing about the kind of impact in family philanthropy that NCFP has strived for over the last 22 years. He comes to NCFP from J.P. Morgan Private Bank, where he serves as a Senior Philanthropic Advisor of the Philanthropy Centre, based in New York. During his five year tenure with the firm, Tedesco successfully established and scaled operations in the West Region, based in San Francisco. He also partnered with emerging and established philanthropists and their families across the United States to promote effective giving practices. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Tedesco served on the launch team of the Giving Pledge at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is a frequent media contributor and was named to the inaugural Chronicle of Philanthropy 40 Under 40 ranking in 2016...