CTIA Wireless Foundation
Dori Kreiger, Executive Director
Dori Kreiger joined CTIA Wireless Foundation as its Executive Director in September 2018. An engagement strategist specializing at the intersection of non-profit and business sectors, she came to the organization with more than 20 years of wide-ranging philanthropic experience For over 20 years, she has developed innovative programming and engagement opportunities to make giving more impactful and rewarding for donors of all types – individuals, families, foundations, and corporations.
Prior to CTIA Wireless Foundation, Dori led The Pew Charitable Trusts’ donor-advised fund program and outreach to philanthropists and greater philanthropic ecosystem. Prior to Pew, Dori was the Director of Client Experience for Foundation Source, working with entrepreneurial funders who employ private foundations for charitable giving. She created and hosted Forward Thinking, a podcast series exploring the future of philanthropy, and has given countless presentations on trends in family philanthropy and funder networks.
Dori also served as the Director of Partnership Development for Exponent Philanthropy (formerly the Association of Small Foundations), and for six years she held leadership roles at Council on Foundations, as the Director of Community Foundation Services and then as Managing Director of Family Philanthropy Services. She began her philanthropic career at The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia.
Dori has a Bachelor of Business from James Madison University and did her graduate study at the University of Richmond. She has served on the boards of several nonprofits and was an inaugural class member of the Southeastern Council of Foundation’s Hull Fellows Program.
Yael Coburn, Programs Manager
Yael Coburn joined CTIA Wireless Foundation as its Programs Manager in December 2018.
Prior to CTIA Wireless Foundation, Yael worked at the Pew Charitable Trusts where she supported numerous philanthropic partnerships and managed related fundraising initiatives. While with Kellogg Hansen, Yael led support for numerous trial and arbitration teams, facilitated external relationships and managed case documents and files.
Yael has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Barnard College, Columbia University. She serves on the board of the Barnard in Washington alumnae group and enjoys volunteering for political campaigns at the national, regional and local levels.