The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation announced that Audrey Haberman will join the Foundation as its Chief Executive Officer to lead the Foundation’s continued work for sustainable and equitable change in its four focus areas of supportive care, workforce development, social impact theatre, and public education.
Currently the Managing Director of The Giving Practice, a consulting firm that works with foundations across the country, Audrey will assume her role of CEO of The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation in September 2021.
In addition to leading and significantly growing The Giving Practice over the last eleven years, Audrey worked with over one hundred foundation leaders, boards, and staff members to sharpen their strategy and improve their culture and practices. During her time at The Giving Practice, which is part of Philanthropy Northwest, she served as Interim CEO of Philanthropy Northwest. Prior to The Giving Practice, Audrey was the Executive Director of the Pride Foundation for twelve years, and before that she played a range of leadership roles at the Women’s Funding Alliance and Seattle Rape Relief.
“What excites us about Audrey’s leadership is her extensive knowledge of the philanthropic field and her dedication and optimism about what is possible, and to opening up access to opportunity for everyone, and to changing people’s lives in meaningful and lasting ways,” said Les Biller, Co-Founder of The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation. “In addition to the expertise Audrey brings, her warmth and authenticity are qualities that are important to us and our Foundation’s work. We look forward to a strong partnership with Audrey to continue to champion bold solutions and to work with our grantees, nonprofits, and philanthropic partners around the country.”
“I am honored and excited to work with the Billers and the Foundation board and staff. Over the last eleven years, I have found tremendous joy and meaning in my work with family foundations. I look forward to building relationships that will continue to center the passion and values of the Billers in the Foundation’s work and goals to advance equitable change,” said Audrey Haberman.
For more information about the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, please visit our website or contact Sheri Southern, our Interim Executive Director at sherisouthern@