Kerry Wood: Chief Executive Officer

Kerry Wood

Sacramento, CA — Kerry Wood has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation. A native Sacramentan with a deep commitment to inspiring philanthropy and building a thriving region, Wood has been the Foundation’s Chief Marketing & Donor Engagement Officer for the last five years, leading all aspects of philanthropic engagement to assure a lasting source of funds for the benefit of the Sacramento region.

Before joining the Foundation, Wood was Director of Advancement for the Crocker Art Museum, Vice President of Resource Development and Communications for the Foundation for California Community Colleges, Executive Director of the Network for California Community College Foundations, and Director at Mercy Foundation.

Throughout her 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience, she has provided innovative solutions to community issues, progressive leadership to grow the capacity and impact of the organizations she has served, and strategic and operational success born of creativity, collaboration, consensus building, and a results-oriented approach.

Since its founding in 1983, the Sacramento Region Community Foundation has focused on connecting people who care with causes that matter. As the Sacramento region’s primary provider of philanthropic services, the Foundation brings together caring donors, local nonprofits, business leaders and community members to contribute both financial resources and innovative ideas that affect change. By managing charitable giving, it supports donors in El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties with achieving their philanthropic goals. For more information, visit