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EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND GENERAL COUNSEL

Holiday Hart McKiernan, J.D.

Holiday Hart McKiernan is executive vice president, chief operating officer and general counsel for Lumina Foundation. She oversees operations, legal affairs, and board governance. Part of her work has included exploring the Bologna Process and the implications that reform effort might have for American higher education.

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ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS AND GRANTS ADMINISTRATION

Timothy P. Robinson, J.D.

Tim Robinson is the assistant vice president of operations and grants administration at Lumina Foundation, where he brings 25 years of legal and investment management experience. Prior to joining, Tim was with PNC Wealth Management for 6 years, most recently as investment director for Indiana where he was responsible for implementing investment strategies for high net worth clients.

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DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND PHILANTHROPIC PRACTICE

Susan D. Johnson, Ph.D.

Susan D. Johnson, Ph.D., is director of organizational development and philanthropic practice where she guides data-informed decisions in Lumina's efforts to achieve the 60% attainment goal.

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GRANTS MANAGEMENT OFFICER

Candace Brandt

Candace Brandt is the grants management officer for Lumina Foundation. She provides support to the staff, grantees, and consultants for Lumina's grant and contract process. Candace joined Lumina in 2002 after working at Eli Lilly in the scientific library and the distance learning department. When not in the office, Candace enjoys living in the country, cooking and spending time with her large family. She is interested in issues surrounding low-income rural families and volunteers with a food pantry that focuses on that population.

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GRANTS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

Amie Michael

Amie Michael is Lumina's grants management associate responsible for executing grantee payments, processing matching gifts, length of service awards and assisting in the grant and contract process.

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