Our Fund Foundation announced that Susanne Ellman, Ziad E. Habayeb, Ghenete “G.” Wright Muir and Mark A. Reyes have recently been elected to the board of directors.
“We are thrilled to welcome these four dynamic professionals to our board of directors,” said David Jobin, president and CEO, Our Fund Foundation. “They bring a wealth of experience and diversity and will certainly have an impact on carrying out our mission of promoting LGBT philanthropy throughout South Florida and beyond.”
Susanne Ellman retired after a successful 25-year career at IBM where she worked in a succession of technical, marketing and human resource management roles. Currently, she co-owns Ellman Properties where she manages residential and commercial investment properties across the country.
A Senior Vice President and Senior Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, Ziad E Habayeb helps clients manage their individual wealth to meet their personal needs. He focuses on offering a comprehensive approach to managing wealth that begins with listening to a client’s needs and ensuring every strategy is grounded in understanding what each client wants to achieve.
Ghenete “G.” Wright Muir is an LGBTQ advocate, attorney and writer. She is the co-founder and producer of Thou Art Woman, a movement that uses the arts to celebrate LGBTQ women and allies. She recently served on the American Bar Association’s Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and is a contributing writer for the American Bar Association, Sun Sentinel and Island Origins magazine. G has been recognized for her advocacy by the South Florida Gay News, OUT50 and received the Florida Diversity Council’s LGBT Leader Award.
Mark A. Reyes is the Senior Director of Community Relations and Administration for the Urban League of Broward County and is a member of the Senior Management team. Reyes received an MBA with a focus on Non-profit Management from Yale University and has 20 years of experience working in management and leadership positions. Previously, he served as the Director of Development for the Latino Economic Development Corporation and the Urban League. His experience also includes serving as the Executive Director of the Bronx Lesbian and Gay Health Resource Consortium and as the Co-Director of Urban Promise in Miami.
Established in 2011, Our Fund Foundation has grown into the third largest LGBT foundation in the nation. As South Florida’s only LGBT community foundation, Our Fund promotes a culture of philanthropy by uniting donors with organizations advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties and supporting causes within the LGBT community. For more information on Our Fund Foundation visit our-fund.org or call 954-565-1090.