NFF Board Chair

Henry A.J. Ramos

Henry A. J. Ramos is Principal of Mauer Kunst Consulting, a private research and advising firm working with social investors and public interest nonprofit groups. Henry was most recently the Executive Director of Equal Voice Action, a national family membership organization of working and striving families seeking enhanced political and economic empowerment. In recent years, he has served as President & CEO of the Insight Center for Community Economic Development and an appointed member of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. Prior to joining the Insight Center, Ramos served on the program staffs of the Ford Foundation, the James Irvine Foundation and the Levi Strauss Foundation. From 2007-2010, he served as director and lead consultant of the Diversity in Philanthropy Project, an initiative of leading U.S. private foundations to increase philanthropic effectiveness through the greater inclusion of multicultural talent in foundation appointments, investments and contracting. Ramos, a California native, received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley, a master’s in public administration from Harvard University and a JD from UC Berkeley Law School.