BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Anne Swayne Keir, President
Raised in Orange County and now living in Hawaii, Anne is president of The Keith and Judy Swayne Family Foundation. In addition to leadership of her family’s foundation she is the founder of Hawaii’s first Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) chapter.
Anne currently serves on the Association of Small Foundations’ Next Generation Committee and previously served on the Impact Working Group. She worked with the Resource Generation Family Philanthropy program serving for 2 years on the planning committee for the Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy Retreat. She facilitates foundation convenings in Hawaii and Orange County, California. Anne is a certified family foundation consultant trained at 21/64.
Anne also volunteers her time and skills to local non-profits. She serves on the board of The Hawaii Art Alliance, and KUA, (formerly the Hawaii Community Stewardship Network). She has served on the planning committee of the Hawaii Non-Profit Conference for the past two years. She is a frequent presenter on panels and workshops in Hawaii and elsewhere.
Judy Swayne, Founder
Co-founder of the Swayne Family Foundation. Founder of the Orange County Community Foundation. Judy Swayne passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 29, 2014 after a prolonged battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Judy leaves an unparalleled legacy for all who call Orange County home. Her extraordinary accomplishments have changed the philanthropic landscape in Orange County forever.
Keith Swayne, Founder and Director
Co-founder of the Swayne Family Foundation. Retired CEO of Case Swayne Co./International Food Solutions. Currently a business advisor and member of non-profit and for-profit boards.
Besides serving as a director for the Keith and Judy Swayne Family Foundation, Robert (Bob) Wright founded Wright Ford Young & Co. CPAs in 1973 and is currently the firm’s managing director. He actively consults regarding strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, and planning regarding major transactions. He has served on several of the firm’s client advisory boards and has been involved in client acquisition and divesture activities domestically as well as internationally.
Bob is actively involved in several professional and nonprofit organizations. He has been a member of Vistage, a worldwide chief executive organization (previously known as TEC), since 1983. He has also served on several nonprofit boards including, most recently, as treasurer of The Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach. In addition to being on the Keith and Judy Swayne Family Foundation, he is currently a board member of Pathway School, a school dedicated to helping children with special learning difficulties.
Executive Director of the Hau’oli Mau Loa Foundation, an independent Hawai’i-based grantmaking foundation that focuses primarily on children’s issues and preservation of the natural environment. Over 20 years of working in the nonprofit sector in Hawai`i. Experience with grantmaking foundations including seeking grants from local as well as national foundations and serving as staff or consultant to Hawai`i Community Foundation and various family and independent foundations. For seven years led a consulting practice, largely in Hawai`i, that focused primarily on organizational and project development with most clients being nonprofit or government agencies.
Rachel Tankersley, Administrator