Wanda J. Willis To Join The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida’s Executive TeamAs VP, Civic Leadership, Willis will lead key strategic initiatives to enhance the Foundation’s impact
JACKSONVILLE, Florida – March 17, 2022 Wanda J. Willis, M.A. has been selected for the newly-created position of Vice President, Civic Leadership for The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. Willis has a long, local career in development and community leadership, most recently as Director of Community Engagement and Inclusion for the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. Prior to that, she held several leadership positions at Edward Waters College (now University) including Assistant Vice President of Institutional Advancement. She was also the Director of Development for Major Gifts for Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Foundation. When she joins The Community Foundation on April 19, she will be part of the executive team, with primary responsibilities for the organization’s current and prospective civic leadership initiatives.
“Our recently completed strategic plan compels us to be a more visible, active catalyst for solutions, and Wanda’s addition to our team will greatly enhance our ability to do that,” noted Foundation President Nina Waters. “Her successful track record of community outreach will help us identify important opportunities and build coalitions that can improve the quality of life for all Northeast Florida.”