Lisa Hamilton is president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private philanthropy dedicated to building a brighter future for children, families and communities in the United States. Hamilton previously served as the Foundation’s executive vice president and chief program officer, overseeing investments to promote community change, economic opportunity for families and public system reform. She also guided efforts to strengthen the social sector and encourage the take-up of effective strategies. Before that, Hamilton was vice president of external affairs, leading efforts to provide data, analysis, research and policy solutions to help all children realize their potential. Before joining Casey, Hamilton worked at UPS for 14 years. She serves on the boards of the Baltimore Community Foundation, Baltimore’s Promise, East Baltimore Development Inc., Living Cities and StriveTogether. She earned a law degree from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s in commerce from the University of Virginia.