Michael Vann, Vice President for Search Management, has over two decades of experience managing relationships with trustees, philanthropists, senior executives, and development leaders in arts and social services organizations. He has devoted his career to building and supporting successful boards and leadership teams, enabling meaningful and enduring philanthropic contributions.
As Senior Director of NPR Foundation and Volunteer Relations, Michael oversaw stewardship, governance, cultivation, recruitment, communications, and trustee annual fund giving for the NPR Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to sustaining and expanding the base of support for National Public Radio. He served as a senior strategist on trustee relations, advising and supporting the President and Chair of the NPR Foundation. During his tenure at NPR, Michael was acknowledged for adding depth to the volunteer experience in order to further the institution’s philanthropic goals. Michael previously managed the Board of Directors of Whitman-Walker Clinic, one of the nation’s leading community health care centers.