Photo Release -- Koret Foundation Board Announces Staff Promotions

Tina Frank

Tina Frank Promoted to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Ashley Rodwick Promoted to Communications and Evaluation Analyst

Tina Frank, Vice President and COO, Koret Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Koret Foundation Board President Tad Taube announced that the Board of Directors has promoted Tina Frank, Director of Grant Operations to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. As Vice President and COO, she is responsible for planning, organizing, and staffing all grant making functions.

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Ms. Frank has been Director of Grant Operations for the past two years. In making the announcement, Mr. Taube said, "The Board recognized that during her tenure at Koret, Tina has contributed greatly to professionalizing the process and flow of grant operations, while also providing overall operational management, strategic vision and implementation of new communication and evaluation programs."

Before joining Koret, Ms. Frank worked for California First Lady Maria Shriver for seven years as her Program Director. An active member of the San Francisco community for many years, Ms. Frank has served on numerous non-profit boards, including most recently, the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation and was an appointee for six years to the California ABC Appeals Board. She currently serves as a committee member of ODC Dance Company and Teach for America.

In other Koret moves, Jeff Farber, CEO, Koret Foundation, recognized the promotion of Ashley Rodwick to Communications and Evaluation Analyst. Ms. Rodwick implements and supports Koret's evaluation efforts and manages the coordination and integration of communications and the Foundation's social media platforms.


Since 1979, the San Francisco-based Koret Foundation, a private philanthropic organization, has invested over $500 million to strengthen the Bay Area region, Israel, and Poland. Koret invests in strategic, collaborative solutions to leverage its grantmaking dollars. By funding market-based solutions to impact social policy issues, Koret is committed to supporting Bay Area anchor institutions, the Jewish community, and educational opportunities.

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