Raise DC Leadership Council




Greater Washington Community Foundation
President & CEO

Bruce McNamer has served as the President and CEO of the Community Foundation for the Greater Washington Community Foundation. Previously, he served as the Head of Global Philanthropy and CEO of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. McNamer also served for nine years as the President and CEO of TechnoServe, a nonprofit organization that works with people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. He grew the organization’s annual revenues from $15 million to $75 million and drove its expansion to operations in 30 countries in Africa, Latin America, and India. Before joining TechnoServe, McNamer was a senior executive and founder in technology startups, an investment banker at Morgan Stanley, and a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

McNamer was also a White House Fellow at the National Economic Council, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay. Bruce received bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a J.D./M.B.A. from Stanford University.