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Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga
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Maeghan Jones became President of Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga in January 2016.
Prior to joining CFGC, Maeghan served as President and CEO of the Chattanooga Area Food Bank (CAFB), a hunger relief organization serving 20 counties in Tennessee and Georgia. Under her leadership, CAFB increased the number of meals provided annually by 50% in three years, and increased the amount of fresh produce distributed each year from half a million pounds to more than three million pounds annually. On the basis of these results, CAFB was chosen as one of three food banks nationwide to participate in Feeding America’s Opportunity Accelerator program.
Before moving to Chattanooga, Maeghan’s career included numerous non-profit management and leadership roles. As Executive Director of the Brett Family Foundation in Colorado, she worked with the Foundation’s trustees to develop and implement a strategic grant-making program aimed at addressing the root causes of poverty and inequality. As a member of the Program Development team at the Daniels Fund, a private foundation in Denver, Maeghan helped develop grant-making strategies for the foundation’s nine program areas, including substance abuse prevention, affordable housing, and youth development.
Maeghan has also served as a public interest attorney assisting indigent clients secure basic rights and services, and as a for-profit management consultant. She holds a BA from Kenyon College and a JD from Northeastern University School of Law, where she was a recipient of the University’s Public Interest Law Scholarship.
Maeghan resides in Chattanooga with her husband Kirk Zigler, a professor of biology at the University of the South, and their son. She is an active member of the Chattanooga Downtown Rotary.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Location to be Announced
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. CLE Seminar
3.0 hours General CLE Credit
CBA Members $65.00 / Non-Members 95.00