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As a senior community philanthropy officer, Greg is a key player in developing and building CFT’s philanthropy department to be the go-to place for excellence in impact-oriented and community-relevant grantmaking. Greg takes the lead supporting the effective healthy management of the philanthropy department’s donor and nonprofit engagement, funder partnerships and collaboration, general grantmaking, and grant stewardship activities. As such, he’s developed deep knowledge of and built trusted relationships with CFT’s communities.

Prior to joining CFT, Greg was a senior programs manager for The Arts Community Alliance (TACA), a Dallas-based arts service organization with an emphasis on grantmaking and capacity building for the North Texas arts and cultural sector.

Greg holds a bachelor’s in music from the University of Southern California and an MBA and master’s in arts management from Southern Methodist University.

Community Leadership / Board Service

Greg is co-chair of the Dallas-based steering committee for Equality Texas, a statewide LGBTQ+ advocacy organization.

Joined CFT


Favorite Aspect of CFT

"I enjoy being a trusted partner with local nonprofits, businesses, and community members, and making collective impact in many different important causes and focus areas."

Favorite Quote

"The most important thing you can do on this planet is become the realization of your own imagination."

— RuPaul Charles