As a Development Officer at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Lanie primarily provides philanthropic solutions to new donors and advisors to enhance meaningful impact. She specializes in working with individuals, professional advisors, corporations, venture capital firms and startup firms.
Lanie leverages her diverse background in financial services, international affairs and public service to better serve donors at SVCF. Prior to joining, she worked with high net worth clients and families at Linden Global Strategies, a wealth management advisory firm in New York. As Chief of Staff, she worked in business development, client relations and operations management. She also helped assess and prioritize clients’ philanthropic goals and values. Overseas, she developed Client Skills Training in Hong Kong for J.P. Morgan, Asia-Pacific and worked for the United States Department of State, Singapore and United States Department of the Treasury, Southeast Asia. In each city, Lanie was actively involved with the community and various non-profit organizations. She is a founding member of the social impact committee at the Embassy of the United States, Singapore.
Lanie is pursuing her Master of Public Administration at the University of Southern California and has a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and a minor in Psychology & Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine. She loves to travel and lived in Asia for over a decade. Lanie’s passion for empowering underserved youth and women led her to serve as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) with Child Advocates of Silicon Valley and as a Committee Member in Fund Development for Junior League Palo Alto • Mid-Peninsula.