Richard A. Mittenthal

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Richard A. Mittenthal "is President and CEO of TCC Group. He joined the firm in 1989, and since then has led consulting and planning assignments for a wide range of clients, including the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Japan Foundation/Center for Global Partnership, the Ford Foundation, the Altman Foundation, the Foundation for the Mid South, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Freeman Foundation, Children's Defense Fund, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

"In 1997, Mittenthal initiated a collaborative effort with the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy to create the Grantmakers Institute, a series of educational courses for foundation staff around the country. In 1999, he served as Senior Advisor to the 93rd American Assembly: Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector in a Changing America. He is a member of the International Network on Strategic Philanthropy, an initiative involving 58 individuals from North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

"Mittenthal spent 12 years at the New York Community Trust, where from 1983 to 1989 he served as Vice President for Program, overseeing the discretionary grant program at the largest community foundation in the United States. He previously worked as a Corporate Loan Officer at the Irving Trust Company and served as Associate Director of the Volunteer Urban Consulting Group from 1973 to 1977.

"Active in civic and cultural affairs, Mittenthal served for six years as a mayoral appointee to the New York City Commission on Cultural Affairs, 13 years as a Trustee of Meet the Composer, eight years as a Trustee of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, six years as a Board Member of the Dalton School, and seven years as a Trustee of The American Symphony Orchestra League. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration, the Alliance for the Arts, and as President of Symphony Space. Mittenthal was also recently invited to become a member of the Council of the Aspen Institute's Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program.

"Mittenthal is a 1968 graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago and received an MBA from Northwestern University's Graduate School of Management in 1969." [1]

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  1. Richard A. Mittenthal, TCC Group, accessed July 15, 2007.