Fox Foundation representatives at the 2016 YPC Conference.
Alan C. Fox
Author, Philanthropist, Game Changer
Quote: “I want to help everyone receive the best possible educational start in life.”
Media Industry CEO
Favorite Quote: “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ~ Winston S. Churchill
Why I Serve: “I asked to rejoin the board because now I have more time to devote to improving my community. Being a board member and participating in the foundation is a great way to do that.”
Favorite Quote: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” -Bill Widener
Director of Philanthropy, Fox Family
Coordinator, Frieda C Fox Foundation
Why I serve: “As a Girl Scout I was taught to leave our camp or meeting space ‘better than we found it.’ I believe that applies to the world as well; I would like to make a difference in my community in order to leave it better than I found it.”
Secretary and Junior Board Advisor
Program Officer, Freida C. Fox Family Foundation
Favorite Quote: “We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.” ~ Marian Wright Edelman
Read more about Alexis in the Staff section below.
Why I Serve: “I am pleased to be working with the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation as it continues to create and launch innovative programs that benefit and improve the lives of youth. I am honored to be a part of a thoughtful and committed team working to change the world.”
ACF Property Management Vice President
Why I Serve: “My inspiration for serving the Foundation is the love, commitment and fantastic work done on a daily basis by nonprofit groups we support, like the Children’s Nature Institute, to make today and the future better for our children.”
Coordinator, Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation
Email: Connie (at) fcfox.org
Connie began her work in philanthropy three years ago as the Director of Philanthropy for the Fox Family. She had previously worked for Alan Fox as his Executive Assistant 30 years ago. In between, she moved to Texas and worked at the University of Texas at Arlington as the Director of Testing Services. While in Arlington, Connie became very involved in the community serving as a Board President of Theatre Arlington and a leader and adult trainer for the local Girl Scout Council. She is currently a member of the Arlington Cultural Tourism Committee, The Junior League of Arlington, and Women Inspiring Philanthropy.
Connie has a Bachelor of Science in Management from Pepperdine University and a MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Program Officer, Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation
Email: Alexis (at) fcfox.org
Alexis met the Fox family when she was 12 years old as a foster youth. She has been around the foundation since its inception and its work has influenced her path. Alexis is the Program Officer for the Foundation, supporting grantees and serving as the advisor for the Foundation’s Junior Board. She studied Political Science, specifically the intersection between family and government, and graduated Cum Laude from Tufts University. Her life’s work has centered around foster care advocacy and working with foster teens in their successful transition to adulthood. Most recently, she work at the Al Wooten, Jr. Heritage Center in their college readiness program. She is an avid volunteer and reader residing in Studio City, California.
“As a board member I am inspired by all the small differences we make in our community. Though some of the issues facing our world may seem insurmountable, every action we take moves us closer to success!”