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Tidesters are as bold as the challenges we take on. We are an interconnected and diverse team driven by impact.

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Jamie Antonazzo

Executive Assistant

JenMarie Landig

Deputy Chief of Staff

How do you create impact in your role at Tides?

I help improve the effectiveness and productivity of the CEO and Board, and thus the organization as a whole.

What is the most daring thing you’ve done?

Uprooted 5 times, moving across the country and the world, to learn, work, and grow. I also jumped off a cliff in Brazil (hang gliding)!

More about JenMarie:

JenMarie is a nonprofit operations professional with over 15 years of experience and an entrepreneurial spirit. She thrives on cross-departmental collaboration and technological solutions.

JenMarie has experience living, working, studying, and traveling in over 35 countries, and is passionate about progressive social change — within the organization, in her community, and in the world.

Judith Hill

Chief Financial Officer

How do you create impact in your role at Tides?

I collaborate with corporations, foundations & individuals to resolve financing needs and invest in impact to further social equity.

What is the most daring thing you’ve done?

At 27, I packed up the house, two kids and the dog and moved to Colorado Springs from Oklahoma City. Although we had little money and no job, it was absolutely the right move.

More about Judith:

Judith Hill has been a Senior Financial and Administrative Executive in non-profit and/or educational institutions for over 20 years. She has served in the Chief Financial role at the San Francisco Art Institute, Heald College, Sequoia Institute and CTB, a division of McGraw-Hill. Judith began her career in public accounting with Touche Ross, has an MBA with MIS emphasis from Regis College and is a Colorado licensed CPA. She is a member of the California Society of CPAs, has served on the Board of Enterprise for High School Students and the ACCSC Finance Review Committee.

Kriss E Deiglmeier

Advisor to Interim CEO

How do you create impact in your role at Tides?

Working to expand the “we” for a world of shared prosperity and social justice.

What inspires you to work in social change?

From the USA to Iran to Myanmar, people are generous, kind and building a better world. We can unleash their power and potential.

What is the most daring thing you’ve done?

My kids would say moving the family to Myanmar, but I would say let’s have a conversation over coffee for the real answer.

What’s your favorite quote or motto?

No one is as smart as everyone.

More about Kriss:

Kriss is the Chief Executive Officer of Tides. Under Kriss’ leadership, Tides grant making grew over 100% in three years to over $200 million in 110 countries.

Kriss has more than 20 years of senior executive experience that spans the business, social enterprise, nonprofit, academic, and philanthropic sectors. She excels in traversing diverse worlds and finding common ground on which to collaborate and bring about change. Recognized as a pioneer in the field of social innovation, Kriss has presented nationally and internationally on social innovation, social entrepreneurship, design thinking, and public-private partnerships. Kriss has guest-lectured at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, Hitotsubashi University, Kyoto University, and Kyushu University. She has also written and published leading thought pieces on social impact, including “Rediscovering Social Innovation” published in Stanford Social Innovation Review as well as a chapter in The Real Problem Solvers (Stanford University Press 2012).

Before joining Tides, Kriss was the founding Executive Director for the Center for Social Innovation (CSI) at Stanford University. She established CSI, which quickly gained a global reputation as a pre-eminent leader in the emerging social innovation field. While at Stanford, she taught a course on social innovation through corporate social responsibility and served as an advisor to the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies while living in Myanmar.

Prior to Stanford, Kriss was the Chief Operating Officer for Juma Ventures, one of the early innovators in social enterprise business.

Kriss has served on a number of boards and advisory groups. She received her BA from the University of Washington and her MBA from UC Berkeley. She resides in the Bay Area with her husband, two children and dog, Lucy. Kriss has visited over forty countries and has many more on her “wish to visit” list.

Suneela Jain

General Counsel

How do you create impact in your role at Tides?

I support the work of our teams by providing practical, mission-focused, responsive advice and direction regarding legal matters.

What inspires you to work in social change?

I believe every human being should be and feel fundamentally valued and respected.

More about Suneela:

As Tides General Counsel, Suneela keeps Tides in legal compliance and manages organizational risk so our donors and doers can focus on making meaningful progressive social change. Prior to joining Tides, Suneela worked as an attorney for Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton and Gunderson Dettmer, and as a pro bono attorney at The Nature Conservancy. She joined Tides with breadth and depth of experience advising individuals, non-profits, small business owners, venture funds, government officials, and public and private companies, in formal and pro bono capacities, about issues ranging from corporate governance to joint venture partnerships. At Cleary, she also chaired the Microenterprise Project at Volunteers of Legal Services and served as a member of the Pro Bono, Diversity & Inclusion, and Mentoring Committees.

Suneela received her JD from Yale University, and her BA from UCLA, where she studied political science and international relations. While at Yale, Suneela’s activities included providing support to small island nations at the 2009 Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, working at a civil society organization in Argentina, acting as Student Director of the Orville H. Schell Center for the Study of International Human Rights, and of the Community Development and Financial Institutions Clinic, and advocating for refugees as a member of the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project. While at UCLA, she studied in Ghana and worked at the Center for Democracy and Development. Suneela is a member of the bars of New York and California.

Tuti B. Scott

Interim CEO

Tuti B. Scott has stepped in as Interim CEO at Tides, until the anticipated arrival of the new CEO in 2020.  Tuti is a consultant for strategic philanthropy and a coach to high-achieving leaders. Known as the “Chief Inspiration Officer” of the women’s funding movement, Tuti has been a leader in social justice philanthropy, women’s rights, and women’s sports for more than three decades. An energizing author and speaker, “Coach Tuti” inspires people and organizations to up their leadership game to create and fund change. Through her company Changemaker Strategies, Tuti advises leadership teams on strategic planning, succession planning, fundraising, and leadership development, and has assisted many founders and leaders such as Geena Davis, Noreen Farrell, Serene Jones, Jane Sloane, and others in their work. Her clients have included Women Moving Millions, Root Capital, Third Wave Fund, Civil Liberties and Public Policy among others. Tuti has been a featured speaker and workshop producer for the Women’s Funding Network, the Jewish Women’s Funding Network, and several of the member funds of these networks. Tuti and her team at Changemaker Strategies are launching new programs and services around Equity and Inclusion, Values-Based Investing, Embodied Leadership, and Systems Change to further support women leaders in getting in the game of money, influence, and power. Tuti currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Tides and a founding Board member of the Women Win Foundation, and is proud to call herself an intersectional feminist and philanthropist.

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