Social Responsibility and Nonprofit Fundraising: Where's the Balance?
Stephanie Lomibao serves as senior vice president,
national philanthropy manager, for the Bank of America Charitable
Foundation. In this capacity, she develops and implements
philanthropic strategies that deliver the bank’s corporate social
responsibility, integrates foundation programs with enterprise
cause-branding efforts, and leverages cross-functional resources
such as marketing, communication, employee engagement,
lending and investing to create positive impact in the communities
served by the bank. Stephanie provides guidance and counsel on
foundation goals and objectives and is responsible for the administration and implementation of the basic human services funding focus area, which includes hunger, supportive housing, and benefits access, as well as the diversity and inclusion philanthropic platform which include support the military and disability communities. As part of her role to manage and oversee these global and national strategic partnerships, she also leads multi-market thought leadership and volunteerism initiatives that connect to the company’s CSR commitments and drive brand opportunities. Prior to her current role at Bank of America, Stephanie was fund development director for New Economics for Women (NEW). Ms. Lomibao also previously served as vice president, regional manager of volunteerism and events for Washington Mutual. Stephanie graduated with dual bachelor’s degrees in marketing and public administration from California State University (CSU) Fullerton and her master’s degree in public policy from University of Southern California. She is interim board chair for Central City Neighborhood Partners, serves on the committee for the Asian America Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy Los Angeles Chapter, and is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Dr. Alice Y. Hom is the Director of the Queer Justice Fund at
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP).
As a community builder, educator and writer, she brings over
20 years of experience in organizing and community building
on the intersections of race, gender, and sexuality. One of her
passions include increasing financial and human resources for
our communities and social justice movements. From 2001-2006,
she served as the Founding Director of the Intercultural
Community Center at Occidental College where she worked on
diversity and social justice issues. She co-edited an award-winning
anthology titled Q & A: Queer in Asian America and has published articles in various journals and anthologies including, Amerasia Journal, Contemporary Asian America: A Multidisciplinary Reader, and Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Experiences. In 2012, Governor Jerry Brown appointed her to the board of Cal Humanities, a non-profit that promotes the humanities to connect Californians to understand our shared heritage and diverse cultures. She has also served on the boards of the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, the Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team (APAIT), and Visual Communications. Alice received a BA from Yale University, a MA in Asian American Studies from University of California, Los Angeles, and a PhD in History from Claremont Graduate University.
is a Program Director at Community Partners in
Los Angeles. As program director, Priscilla provides capacity-building,
peer learning, and knowledge sharing for the organization’s strategic
initiatives, in partnerships with grant makers, and for its fiscally-
sponsored projects. Priscilla has 15 years of experience in nonprofit
management, fundraising, capacity-building, and event planning.
Prior to joining Community Partners, she was Executive Director of
the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT).
Through GIFT, she worked with grassroots, organizing, and
community-based organizations around the country to provide training, resources, and
movement-building opportunities related to fundraising. She continues to serve as a senior trainer with GIFT. Priscilla also serves on the board of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and is immediate past chair of the board for the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum.Johnnie Giles
serves as Executive Director of External Affairs for Comcast Corporation and Vice President of Government Affairs for Comcast Cable, where he is responsible for developing policy positions and advocacy strategies in support of the company’s various lines of business. Additionally, he serves as the principal interface between Comcast and the national Asian Pacific Islander community organizations and supports Comcast’s Legislative Affairs group in working with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. Johnnie previously served as Regional Vice President of Government Affairs for Comcast’s California region, where he spearheaded all aspects of Comcast’s governmental affairs activities and legislative advocacy efforts in California. A seasoned cable veteran with more than 20 years of industry experience, Johnnie was recognized in 2010 by CableFax Magazine as one of the ”Most Influential Minorities in Cable.” He joined Comcast in 2003 and has led the company’s government affairs efforts in California since that time. Before that he held positions at the Chronicle Publishing Company in San Francisco, working on the mergers and acquisitions team and eventually moved into the Chronicle’s cable television division. He also worked for Age Wave, Inc, a venture capital/incubator firm from 1999 to 2001 and was the managing partner at Blackwave, LLC, an Internet start-up from 2001 to 2003. Johnnie has been active within the Asian Pacific Islander community for nearly three decades and currently serves on the executive board of the Center for Asian American Media. He is Secretary and a founding member of Asian Americans for Good Government PAC, which supports API candidates for elected office. Johnnie also was the founding board chairman for the California Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce and also currently serves on the board or advisory board for AAJC, APALC, APAPA, JACL, ACE, OCA, APAICS C4, and is the APIAVote board chair.