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The Duke Endowment Names New Information Technology Director

Monday, December 19, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lisa Pool

CHARLOTTE, NC – Matt Sharp has joined The Duke Endowment as information technology director.

Sharp joined the Endowment after serving as executive director of SITIA, a nonprofit that supports sustainable agriculture and natural resource conservation through the development of information technologies. Previously, he directed information technology at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, serving as lead technologist for 18 years.

Sharp received a bachelor's degree from Stanford University. As information technology director, he will strengthen the Endowment's efforts to be efficient in operations, effective in grantmaking and innovative in the field of philanthropy.

The Duke Endowment, in Charlotte, N.C., seeks to fulfill the legacy of its founder, James B. Duke, by improving lives and communities in the Carolinas through higher education, health care, rural churches and children's services. The Endowment has awarded more than $2.8 billion in grants since its inception in 1924.

The Technology Affinity Group (TAG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization that promotes the power of technology to advance the goals of the philanthropic sector.