Tina Kimbrough

Executive Director

Tina Kimbrough serves as the Executive Director, where she leads the organization's strategic initiatives and philanthropic efforts. Prior to her role as the Executive Director, Tina served as the Education Program Officer at the foundation, overseeing the development and implementation of educational grants and programs.

Before joining The Nord Family Foundation, Tina worked at Oberlin College as an Assistant Director of Admissions, with a focus on multicultural recruitment. Her experience in higher education allowed her to develop a deep understanding of the importance of access to quality education for all individuals.

Tina is actively involved in various philanthropic and nonprofit organizations. She serves on the Board of Trustees and the Education Steering Committee of Philanthropy Ohio. Additionally, Tina is a member of the Programs and Services Committee at Exponent Philanthropy, the Black Caucus Affinity Group at PEAK Grantmaking, the Mideast leadership team at PEAK Grantmaking, and the Community Advisory Council at Cleveland Clinic.

Tina is committed to continuous learning and professional development. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from The University of Michigan and a Master's degree in Education from Loyola University Chicago. She has also completed a Leadership Principles certificate program at Harvard Business School and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace certificate program at the University of South Florida Muma College of Business. Tina's dedication to expanding her knowledge and skills allows her to effectively lead and contribute to the philanthropic sector.

As a 2020 Next Gen Fellow, Tina has demonstrated her commitment to the future of philanthropy and continues to actively engage in initiatives that promote positive change and social impact.

Through her diverse experiences and educational background, Tina brings a unique perspective and a strong passion for creating positive change in communities through strategic philanthropy and equitable access to education.