Maddie Kinzie

Operations Manager

Maddie joined Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors in July 2020. As a Manager for the Sponsored Projects and Funds team, she partners with our Advisors to develop and maintain strategic partnerships for a portfolio of fiscally sponsored projects across a span of issue-areas, including education, environment, financial inclusion, arts & culture, and social justice. As a key contact for client relationships, she oversees the active coordination of operations to ensure timeliness and efficiency of services across platforms. She provides support to the projects’ staff, responds to all operational needs, oversees enforcement of policies and procedures, manages the review and execution of independent contractor and vendor agreements and contracts, and supports grantmaking activities, including grant agreements, facilitating grant payments and reporting and processing approved payment requests.

Prior to joining RPA, Maddie worked a variety of roles in J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank. As a Philanthropy Advisor in their Philanthropy Centre, she provided individuals and families with insights and services to help them meet their philanthropic goals. The team’s advice centered around infrastructure development, governance, mission, programmatic measurement and evaluation, family dynamics and succession planning, among other areas.  Prior to that, Maddie coordinated day-to-day strategic operations for the Global Head of the Endowments and Foundations Group, a team of investors dedicated to serving the firms largest institutional and charitable clients. In addition, she has worked with ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families around estate planning and wealth management advice in J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank.

Maddie received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma in Finance and International Business, Magna cum Laude. She also studied French and economics at the Université Paris Dauphine in Paris, France.

A native Oklahoman, Maddie now resides in New York City and loves to travel.

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