Elise Westhoff

The Board of The Philanthropy Roundtable is pleased to announce that it has selected Elise Westhoff as its next president and CEO, effective June 1, 2020.

Elise Westhoff is the executive director of The Snider Foundation, a family foundation based in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, founded by the late Ed Snider. She joined The Snider Foundation in May 2013 as Grant Program Director, and was named executive director in November 2015.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Elise directed the fundraising program for the Neurosciences at the Indiana School of Medicine. She also worked in planned giving and major gifts at The New York Public Library. Elise is a member of the board of directors of the Commonwealth Foundation and The Philanthropy Roundtable and a member of the Forum of Executive Women. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in history, criminal justice and political science from Indiana University, and lives in Haverford with her husband and three children.