Monica Takama is the office assistant at the Heising-Simons Foundation’s office in Los Altos. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2019, Monica served as an affordable housing specialist for a real estate company in San Francisco. She is currently studying psychology and business at San Jose State University.
Nicole Feldman is a receptionist and office assistant at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2018, Nicole was a receptionist and administrative assistant at a fitness center, as well as a swimming instructor. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from San Jose State University.
Kim Galvin is the director of human resources for the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2016, Kim was the HR leader for a number of non-profit, technology, and professional services organizations, including 10 years at California HealthCare Foundation. Kim’s expertise includes promoting effective management practices, expanding employees’ competencies, building positive workplace culture,… Continue Reading
Ian Strzyzewski is the operations and IT specialist at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2015, he served as administrative assistant to program staff at the James Irvine Foundation. Ian’s experience includes compliance and marketing assistance for MassMutual and business analysis for The Gymboree Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in East… Continue Reading
Jeff Malloy is the chief operating officer and treasurer at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2015, Jeff served as the director of finance and administration for the James Irvine Foundation, the general manager of San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater, and an audit manager with Price Waterhouse. A certified public accountant, Jeff… Continue Reading
Kiamethia Coaxum is the executive assistant to the Heising-Simons Foundation’s President and CEO. Prior to joining the Foundation, she held several administrative positions at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation within their patient care, communications, and human resources departments. Kiamethia started her philanthropic career at the Rush Copley Medical Center Foundation in Aurora, Illinois, where she managed… Continue Reading