- change ups
Foundation names directors
A foundation has named three new directors to its team.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek announced the appointments this week: Felicia DeHaney, who will serve as director of education and learning; Loren Harris, who will serve as director of family economic security; and Esther Nieves, who will serve as director of community engagement and leadership.
A new hire, DeHaney joined the foundation after serving as president and CEO of the National Black Child Development Institute in Washington.
Harris was promoted to director, after serving as a program officer for family economic security.
He came to the foundation from KIREN Legacy Enterprises, a social enterprise firm that helps businesses to create social impact, which he founded and where he served as CEO.
Nieves was promoted to director, after serving as a program officer for community and civic engagement.
She is the former national director of human migration and mobility/project voice for the American Friends Service Committee and also served as an independent consultant to nonprofits.
“These individuals bring a wealth of experience, outstanding leadership and expertise that will increase our effectiveness in working with communities to improve the lives of children,” said La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation. “I am optimistic about what we can do with such strong talent working with our grantees, other partners and other community leaders and members.”