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Ligia Marroquín

Ligia Marroquín joined The Tow Foundation in 2023 and serves as its grants manager. Prior to her work with the Foundation, Ligia worked as a grants and operations manager at the Educational Foundation of America and as a private client advisor at Foundation Source, managing a portfolio of private foundations. As grants manager, Ligia combines … Continued

Jheanelle Gordon

Jheanelle Gordon joined The Tow Foundation in April 2022 and currently serves as operations coordinator. She transitioned to her current role in January 2023 after being hired as the Foundation’s operations intern in April 2022. In her role, Jheanelle partners with the director of operations and operations associate to provide administrative, project management and logistical … Continued

Angela Leis

Angela Leis joined The Tow Foundation in December 2022 and serves as its program associate. Previously, Angela was a program assistant for Pro Bono Partnership. In their role, Angela supports the Foundation’s program directors and senior program officer by providing administrative, project management and logistical support. She serves as the key point of contact for … Continued

Kindred Motes-Caso

Kindred Motes-Caso is interim chief of staff for The Tow Foundation. He began his work with the Foundation in the fall of 2022. Kindred is the founder and managing director of KM Strategies Group, a social impact consultancy. As interim chief of staff, Kindred works closely with the president to research and implement new approaches … Continued

Ben Jackson

Ben Jackson joined The Tow Foundation in April 2022 and serves as the Foundation’s systems developer. With experience in both operations and web development, Ben is passionate about the creative use of technology to help mission-driven organizations accomplish their goals and expand their impact. In his role, Ben develops and designs the Foundation’s technology systems. … Continued

Ean Matthews

Ean Matthews is The Tow Foundation’s legal counsel. For over 10 years, Ean has worked with the Foundation on various legal matters. With a legal and business career spanning three decades, Ean has served as in-house counsel in a wide range of international and US roles as well as outside counsel roles at law firms … Continued

Diana Echevarria

Diana Echevarria is senior program officer at The Tow Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in May 2022, she was the senior director of grantmaking at the Newman’s Own Foundation. In her newly created role, Diana works closely with the president of the Foundation and the program team to envision, identify and cultivate potential grant … Continued

Diane Sierpina

Diane Sierpina joined The Tow Foundation in 1998 and currently serves as a program director. Prior to joining the Foundation, Diane was a journalist covering government, politics and social issues. Diane is primarily responsible for the Foundation’s justice and community wellness investments. She collaborates with the Foundation’s president and program team to establish and refine the … Continued

Nadia Alia

Nadia Alia is director of operations of The Tow Foundation. She is responsible for all aspects of the Foundation’s operations, grants and relationship management systems, and facilities. In her role, Nadia also oversees information technology and legal counsel. She works closely with Foundation’s president to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of day-to-day operations. Nadia joined … Continued

Eileen Wiseman

Eileen Wiseman is a program director for The Tow Foundation. She joined the Foundation in August 2015, having previously served as the director of development at Long Wharf Theatre and the executive director at the Westport Arts Center. Eileen’s experience creating collaborative projects and multi-disciplinary programs helps advance the Foundation’s cross-disciplinary projects and vision. Eileen … Continued