Stephen Rye Switzer

Stephen Rye Switzer has 15+ years of experience in the finance and administration of foundations, nonprofits, and social impact businesses. He is currently the Director of Finance and Administration at Funders for LGBTQ Issues, a membership organization that serves to drive more funding toward LGBTQ causes.  Prior to joining Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Stephen served as the Finance Director at NewSchools Venture Fund, where he made significant contributions to public education philanthropy. Stephen holds a B.A. in Geography from Middlebury College and an M.S. in Accounting from Saint Mary’s College. 

Stephen and his husband live in Oakland, CA, and have two children and a dog.  Although the protections for queer parents are strong in California, Stephen serves on the board of Family Equality to make this true for parents across the country.