Department: Board

Vice Chair of the Board

Caitlin Heising

Caitlin Heising is vice chair of the Heising‐Simons Foundation and is currently pursuing a master of public administration at the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) with a focus on social impact. Previously, she worked with Article 3 Advisors, a human rights and strategic philanthropy consultancy based in San Francisco. In 2014, she… Continue Reading

Liz Simons

Liz Simons is chair of the board of the Heising-Simons Foundation. A former teacher, Liz worked in Spanish-bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) classrooms, and subsequently founded Stretch to Kindergarten, a spring-summer early childhood education program. She currently serves on the advisory council for Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, and on the… Continue Reading

Mark Heising

Mark Heising is the founder and a managing director of Medley Partners, an investment firm located in San Francisco, California. Mark serves on the boards of the Environmental Defense Fund and the Institute for Advanced Study. Previously, he worked as a chip design engineer before founding VLSI Cores, which designed and licensed cryptographic integrated circuits.… Continue Reading