Phoenix

Steve Seleznow

President & CEO

Steve Seleznow became President & Chief Executive Officer of the Arizona Community Foundation in 2010. Prior to leading ACF, Steve 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, DC.

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.