Strategy and Organizational Effectiveness Officer
Lori Grange joined the Hewlett Foundation in January 2014 as the Strategy and Organizational Effectiveness Officer. She supports the organization’s program and administrative staff in designing and periodically reviewing and refining their strategic approaches. She also leads efforts to strengthen the organizational capacity of the Foundation’s grantees.
Previously, Lori was Senior Director for emerging issues at the Pew Charitable Trusts, a nonprofit research and public policy organization. She led explorations of new issues in which Pew might play a role and worked closely with other staff to develop new strategies.
Lori served in several other roles at Pew, including Deputy Director for its Center on the States, which she co-created. She led the development of eight new strategies and projects aimed at a range of public policy issues, including state sentencing and corrections, economic development and children’s health care. She also oversaw Pew’s research on topics such as state budgets, pension systems and tax incentives.
Before joining Pew, Lori worked at a national nonprofit overseeing programs for law students and lawyers pursuing public interest careers. She also was a journalist at the Los Angeles Times. She holds a bachelor’s degree in print journalism and philosophy from the University of Southern California and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.