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September 29, 2020 News

President and C.E.O. Fred Ali to Step Down from the Weingart Foundation

Miguel A. Santana Named as New C.E.O.

Fred Ali

Fred Ali, President and C.E.O. of the Weingart Foundation, announced today that he will step down as head of the Foundation, effective January 2021.

"Fred is a one-of-a-kind leader who devotes himself to supporting the nonprofit community and has enhanced immeasurably both the field of philanthropy and the Weingart Foundation," said Board Chair Aileen Adams. "Our Board is full of gratitude that Fred’s vision and commitment helped transform us into an organization laser-focused on racial equity and justice."

The Foundation’s Board is also pleased to announce that Fred will be succeeded by Miguel A. Santana, the recent president and C.E.O. of Fairplex and former City Administrative Officer of the City of Los Angeles.

Click here to read the full announcement, along with messages from Aileen and Fred.