Lita Reyes advises individuals and families on comprehensive philanthropic planning with a special emphasis on millennial engagement. She has extensive experience working in charitable organizations, including private foundations and public charities, where she collaborates with ultra-high net worth philanthropists ranging from many millions to over a billion.
In her consulting practice, Lita counsels clients on philanthropic identity, charitable giving plans, grants evaluation and disbursements, nonprofit program analysis, strategic thinking, and mission-driven partner engagement. A certified philanthropic advisor, Lita draws on a broad academic and professional record that includes work on climate change, social justice, and healthy communities.
She holds an MBA and brings both a business perspective and cultural background to her clients, having served as a judge with the National Endowment for the Arts. Through her work with the NEA, Lita has influenced funding decisions that effectively serve youth and uphold the quality of American art.
A strong believer in partnerships, Lita belongs to a network of women entrepreneurs committed to making a difference through positive social change.
Roy A. Hunt Foundation
Stanford University, Social Innovation Review Nonprofit Management Institute
21/64, nonprofit practice focused on engaging the next generation in philanthropy
Certified Coach, Lee Hecht Harrison, leader in executive coaching
MBA, Florida Atlantic University
BS, Business Administration with minor in Asian Studies, University of Florida
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Foto Forum, art interest group at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Girlsource (now Girls, Inc.)
Peninsula Youth Theater