Phone: (949) 622-3709
Ms. Dutch serves as Vice President of First Foundation’s philanthropy services group. This unique group offers legacy planning solutions to high-net-worth clients, which includes philanthropic planning, foundation administration, and multi-generational consulting to insure family legacy. The team manages over 20 private foundations, facilitates family meetings, and advises families about decisions related to strategic philanthropy.
Launched in 2013, Ms. Dutch led First Foundation’s first corporate social responsibility initiative,“Supporting Our Communities,” which has since provided pro-bono consulting and financial support for 160+ nonprofit organizations to date.
Ms. Dutch also serves as President of Advisors in Philanthropy, USA (AiP), a national organization harnessing relationships with wealth managers, CPA’s, attorneys, and nonprofit leaders within the social-impact sector.
Prior to joining First Foundation, Ms. Dutch served as Regional Director with The Heritage Institute. In this role, she guided ultra-high-net-worth families through the multigenerational planning process. Before following her passion for philanthropy into the consulting field, Ms. Dutch spent more than 25 years in marketing and sales for Johnson & Johnson and various marketing and promotion agencies in Southern California.
Ms. Dutch is an active member of Orange County’s philanthropic community. She is a founding board member of Orangewood PALS, an auxiliary of Orangewood Children’s Foundation and serves on the Board for the Anaheim Family YMCA, Safe Family Board for Olive Crest, The Actor’s Fund Western Council, and advisory board for Child Creativity Lab and Monkey Business Café.
Ms. Dutch received a BA in Speech Communications from San Diego State University and is a Certified Gallup Strengths Coach.