01/26/2005 in Careers

Foundation Announces New Education Program Officer

Ann K. Mullin, program officer for education at The Cleveland Foundation, has been named a senior program officer at The George Gund Foundation where she will oversee education grantmaking.

Mullin, who has a bachelor of musical arts degree from the University of Michigan and a master of business administration from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, joined the Cleveland Foundation in 2000 as program associate for arts and culture and education. Prior to that, she worked as operations director of Montessori Development Partnerships and as a client assistant for the International Management Group and for National City Corporation’s Retirement Plan Services. She will begin her duties at the Gund Foundation February 14.

The George Gund Foundation was established in 1952 by George Gund, former chairman of the Cleveland Trust Company. In 2004, the Foundation gave more than $27 million to a wide variety of education, human services, environmental, arts and economic and community revitalization projects. Foundation grants to date have totaled more than $437 million and have focused on programs and organizations which enhance our understanding of the social and physical environment in which we live and increase our ability to cope with its changing requirements.