BOARD MEMBER

CHRISTOPHER BARRETT POLITAN​

Christopher Barrett Politan is an experienced strategist and management consultant having worked with organizations throughout the non-profit sector across the United States. His work is focused on organizational sustainability and innovation through the development of leadership, collaborative organizational partnerships, and brand building.

His practice has been traditionally focused in the following areas:
Cultural organizations - Visual and Performing Arts
Environmental organizations
LGBTQ organizations 
Health Issue organizations

In this capacity, he has worked with clients such as: Ali Forney Center, Anti-Violence Project, Artists Space, Ballet Chicago, NY/NJ Baykeeper, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Friends of the Hudson River Park, Kinhaven Music School, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (Outright) Maysles Institute, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Christopher is also the founder and principal of Give, Get, Grow Philanthropic Advisory. His work aims to connect individuals to emerging thought leaders and ideas throughout the non-profit sector. He bridges the gap traditional philanthropy and venture philanthropy, helping individuals make focused and substantive impact.

 

When not working Christopher is also an avid swimmer and swim coach, having led masters teams in Washington, DC, New York City and Chicago.