The F.M. Kirby Foundation has announced that Justin J. Kiczek will join the organization, effective Sept. 26, as executive vice president. Kiczek previously worked at the Turrell Fund, first as a program consultant for 15 years and then as vice president of programs. He also has experience as an English teacher and lecturer in secondary and higher education institutions, including seven years at Regis High School in New York City.
His new position with the F.M. Kirby Foundation entails overseeing and participating in various aspects of evaluation, grant-making, budgetary, and administrative processes. He holds a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and an M.A. from Hunter College.
President of the foundation, S. Dillard Kirby, stated, “Justin provides the right balance of experience within the foundation world and related grantee evaluation work, along with a broader perspective as a teacher and mentor to students. We noted his strong communication skills and have high expectations for his ability to help lead our team here and interact with our Board and grantee partners. We are excited about Justin joining us as we continue forward with the development of the Foundation’s next generation leadership.”