The New York Group Belief has introduced that longtime president and CEO Lorie Slutsky will retire in 2022.
Slutsky joined the inspiration as an intern in 1977, turned a program officer the subsequent yr, and was named govt vp in 1987. Solely the third president within the group’s hundred-year historical past, Slutsky has overseen greater than $5 billion in grantmaking since being title president in 1990 and has seen the inspiration’s belongings quadruple, to greater than $3.2 billion. In 2020, she was named to the NonProfit Instances‘ annual Energy and Affect checklist for the seventh time.
“We might like to hold Lorie on the helm for one more thirty years,” stated the inspiration’s chair, Valerie S. Peltier. “She has led us by way of a interval of super progress in our capacity to help the vital work of the town’s nonprofit organizations. Now, we might be specializing in finishing a profitable management transition that may make sure the belief is prepared for an thrilling new chapter.”
“If you love a job — and reside and breathe it as I’ve for these all these years — it’s tough to decide on a time to retire, however now could be the correct time for me and the belief,” stated Slutsky, who led the group’s response to the 9/11 assaults in 2001-02 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012. “Now we have a unprecedented workers and a terrific board with the correct folks to make sure that the belief will proceed to enhance the town and the lives of the individuals who reside right here.”