Anna Bard is a Community Relations leader for Wells Fargo and has been is the field of Corporate Social Responsibility for 13 years. With her small team, she oversees an annual philanthropic budget of approximately nine million dollars, which is used to support communities throughout Maryland, DC and Virginia. She looks forward to today’s conversation because transparency increases our ability to efficiently identify intersecting goals and work together to serve communities.
LLindsey Buss is Senior External Affairs Officer for Community Outreach at the World Bank Group, where he oversees philanthropic, volunteer, and a variety of other community activities such as the high school internship program. Annually, the World Bank Group and its staff contribute over $7 million in the Washington, DC region alone. Although most of the World Bank Group’s funding goes to general operating support, they also have an initiative called Measure4Change, which responds to nonprofits’ requests for support around performance measurement and evaluation.
Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Lindsey served for nine years as President & CEO of Martha’s Table, a nonprofit in Washington, DC that helps families and individuals succeed with early-education, after-school, nutrition, clothing and other healthy living support programs.
Lindsey began his professional career in Washington, D.C. as an attorney at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he practiced for seven years. He specialized in litigation and investigations.