Bruce McNamer joined the Greater Washington Community Foundation as President and CEO in June 2015, bringing broad experience in the public, private, and philanthropic sectors. Since arriving at the Foundation, he has led the organization through a comprehensive strategic planning process and launched new leadership initiatives such as VoicesDMV, while also recruiting a new leadership team, diversifying the board of trustees, and investing substantially in processes and systems.
Bruce came to the Foundation from JPMorgan, where he was the head of global philanthropy and CEO of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. Prior to JPMorgan, he served as the president and CEO of TechnoServe, a nonprofit organization that works with people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries – with operations in 30 countries in Africa, Latin America and India. Before joining TechnoServe in 2004, Bruce was a senior executive/founder in technology start–ups, an investment banker at Morgan Stanley, and a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Bruce was also a White House fellow at the National Economic Council and a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay.
Bruce received a bachelor’s degree from Harvard and his JD/MBA from Stanford. Bruce is a proud member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Leadership Montgomery 2017, Leadership Greater Washington 2018 and serves on Prince George’s County Business Roundtable.