Steven Seleznow

Arizona Community Foundation

Mr. Seleznow is President and CEO of the Arizona Community Foundation. Founded in 1978, ACF has more than 1,700 funds, a network of six affiliated foundations throughout the state, more than $922 million in charitable assets under management, and is among the nation’s 30 largest community foundations. Prior to leading the Arizona Community Foundation, Seleznow served for nearly five years as Program Director and Deputy Director for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s U.S. Program in Education, managing the implementation of a $2.5 billion investment portfolio and leading grant making for states, districts and networks throughout the country. He previously served as Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Venture Philanthropy Partners in Washington, D.C. Seleznow earned a doctorate and master’s degree in administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard University, a master of arts degree from the University of Maryland, and is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston University.