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Diana Kostas Joins Victoria Foundation as New CFO


Victoria Foundation is excited to announce that Diana Kostas has joined our team as the new Chief Financial Officer. She will be responsible for the day-to-day strategic and managerial leadership of finance, investments, and information and technology to ensure that they align with the Foundation's mission and framework to grow self-determination and power in Black and Brown communities across Newark.

"After an extensive candidate search, we are delighted to welcome Diana to the team," said Craig Drinkard, Executive Officer of Victoria Foundation. "Diana has a wealth of knowledge in leading financial matters in the philanthropic field. Her expertise will be instrumental in shaping our strategies in grantmaking, operations, and beyond."

Diana's has 30 years of experience in a variety of sectors. In philanthropy, she has served as Treasurer and Secretary for the F.M. Kirby Foundation Inc., a longstanding New Jersey foundation that funds education, arts and humanities, human services, and medical research. She has also held several key operations-related positions at Turrell Fund, a foundation that provides access to quality educational and developmental opportunities for at-risk children and their families in New Jersey and Vermont.

Diana has also devoted her time to serving on boards and committees for the Junior League of Montclair-Newark, Montclair Foundation/Van Vleck House and Gardens, and CASA of Essex County.

While her work expertise is extensive, Diana's educational background is just as impressive. She received an undergraduate degree in finance/entrepreneurship from the University of Arizona and earned a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

Victoria Foundation hopes you will join us in welcoming Diana and learn more about her work and accomplishments.

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