Omar Woodard, Executive Director, The GreenLight Fund Philadelphia
“Impacting Critical Needs in Philadelphia – The GreenLight Approach”
A North Philadelphia native, currently residing in the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood of the city, Omar Woodard joined the GreenLight Fund in January, 2016. Omar brings a decade of experience working in venture philanthropy, management consulting and foreign and U.S. government relations. From 2011-2014 he was a principal at Venture Philanthropy Partners where he co-managed a $20 million portfolio including a $10 million investment from the federal Social Innovation Fund. Widely recognized for his expertise in nonprofit board governance, Omar serves as an advisor and director to the African American Chamber of Commerce of PA, the Girard College Foundation, the Maternity Care Coalition, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and many others. He received a master’s degree in public administration with a focus on nonprofit management and governance, and a bachelor’s degree in international economics and public policy, both from the George Washington University where he was also a Presidential Administrative Fellow.
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One Logan Square
130 N 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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