Caroline Healey | Associate, Membership & Communications
Caroline manages WRAG's strategic communication platforms, including website, social media, and weekly newsletter. She also coordinates member events and maintains WRAG's database. Caroline graduated from Georgetown University in 2020 with a degree in Sociology and minors in Government and Statistics. Prior to joining WRAG, she held positions with Bell Creek Consulting, the Designing the Future(s) Initiative, the Case Foundation, the Council on Foundations, and the U.S. House of Representatives. In her free time, Caroline enjoys biking, crocheting, and baking.
Ruth LaToison Ifill | Interim President & CEO
In this interim role, Ruth leverages partnerships and member engagement to begin strategic planning, streamline operations, and align programs to WRAG’s mission of creating a more equitable region.
Ruth comes to WRAG with experience in national and local nonprofits and membership organizations. Most recently, Ruth served as the Vice President of Culture, Talent & Equity at the Council on Foundations, where she developed and implemented programming and training for Council staff and its members to improve organizational culture and operationalize racial equity.
She enjoys hiking with friends, trying new foods, and spending quality time with her husband and two young children
Todd leads WRAG’s Membership + Communications work and orchestrates relationships with 100+ of the Greater Washington, D.C. region’s leading foundations and corporate giving programs to implement WRAG's mission and the pursuit of achieving racial equity. At the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility (iCSR), Pittman drives post-COVID strategies and operations to meet rapidly changing learning needs, including a greater focus on racial equity and ESG investing.
He brings to WRAG a wealth of experience in domestic and international philanthropy and corporate social responsibility. During his career span, he has been directly accountable for generating more than $100M for domestic and international operational and program community support. He has been recognized as a national expert trainer, author, and speaker of successful strategies to liaise with the public, private, and community representation when designing, implementing, and measuring the success of local and national programs and events in multicultural communities. Todd has been quoted in Black Enterprise, the New York Times, and numerous other publications, and has appeared on Bob Villa and Spotlight on Television Broadcasts. He has written numerous papers and articles including those published in the Journal of Urban Affairs.
Todd studied Business Management at Syracuse University and is currently attending Seminary at Luther Rice in pursuit of a Master of Arts in Christian Studies degree. Todd is a proud father of four and husband to Dr. Yolonda Pittman.
Carmen E. Rodriguez | Director, Talent & Operations
Rodriguez@washingtongrantmakers.org | 202-716-8940
Carmen Rodriguez oversees Talent, Operations, and WRAG's Fiscal Programs. She also manages WRAG's technology systems and vendor relationships.
Prior to joining WRAG, Carmen’s 16-year tenure at BET Networks/Viacom was split between the Sales & Marketing division and the Human Resources & Administration division. In 2016, she founded Innovative Project Management, LLC, and consulted as head of HR for D.C. United MLS team, and in various capacities for Viacom, the Latin GRAMMY Awards, DCBX, and a few international non-profits. Carmen has a long history of concern for social justice and is passionate about empowering marginalized communities by helping to tackle gender equality, immigration, and homelessness issues. Passionate about advocating for abuse survivors, she served as Latino Spokesperson and Executive Board member for Stop the Silence: Stop Child Sexual Abuse.
Carmen is a graduate of the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility Class of 2020 and is a member of the Prince William Leadership Class of 2021.
A native of El Salvador, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with a minor in Business Administration from George Mason University.