Kezia joined The Dallas Foundation in October 2020 as Senior Director of Donor Engagement. In this newly created role, she will serve as the foundation’s liaison to supporting organizations and will manage the Donor Services Team.
Kezia served most recently as the Founding Executive Director of Friends of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy, a nonprofit that supports the first public, all-boys school in Dallas ISD and North Texas. Kezia raised funds and leveraged relationships to support the school’s mission and programs in the areas of College and Career Readiness, student exposure and faculty development. Prior to Obama Academy, she worked at St. Mark’s School of Texas in Development and Alumni Relations and as Assistant Director of Community Service.
Kezia earned her MPA from the University of Texas at Dallas, studied public policy abroad at Korea University and attended the University of Texas in Austin for her undergraduate degree. She is an active member of the Junior League of Dallas and a graduate of the Leadership Dallas Class of 2018. She and her husband enjoy spending time with their fraternal twin girls who are identically adorable.
Senior Director of Donor Engagement Philanthropic Partnerships