Feb 15, 2017

Amber Rudell named Strategic Planning Director at Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies

Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies [MACP] announced that Amber Rudell has been promoted to Director, Strategic Planning and Project Management. In this new role, Amber will provide thought leadership on all aspects of the organizational strategy process and lead project management efforts for organization-wide, strategic initiatives.

Amber joined MACP in 2013 as Project Manager for Strategic Development, where she supported key strategic initiatives and operational priorities of the organization. These initiatives included strategic program planning and the organization’s transition to integrated grantmaking strategies and processes.

“In her tenure at MACP, Amber has made many valuable contributions, and her insights will enhance our strategic planning efforts across the Philanthropies,” said Paul Busch, President at MACP. “We are excited to have her voice and vision on our Senior Leadership Team.”

Prior to joining the Philanthropies, Amber was a consultant with Bridgespan group in San Francisco. In that role, she advised nonprofit organizations and foundations on strategic planning projects. Amber received her Bachelor of Science in computer science from Stanford University.