Donald Ger

Managing Director, Strategy and Administration

Before joining the GreenlightFund in early January, Donald spent 12 years in leadership roles at the national non-profit Year Up. While at Year Up, he developed and led organization-wide efforts to increase the number of corporate internships offered to Year Up students across the country. Donald also designed and launched Year Up’s first ever campus-based program in Baltimore in 2010. He went on to lead Year Up’s National Program team and new city launches. Prior to joining Year Up, he spent several years as a management consultant as well as a leader with a variety of technology organizations.

Donald earned a B.A. from George Washington University, a General Certificate from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. Donald lives in Needham with his wife Susan Retik and their four children.

Donald’s GreenLight

To ensure every young person lives in a community that expects and delivers an opportunity for economic self-sufficiency.

Meet the rest of the GreenLight team.

Paola Aragon Brown

Senior Associate, GreenLight Charlotte

Chris Bowers

Program Associate, GreenLight Atlanta

Jane Case

Finance and Operations Manager

Carrie B. Cook

Executive Director, GreenLight Charlotte

Joli Cooper

Executive Director, GreenLight Atlanta

Alexandra Coughlin

Senior Executive Associate and Board Liaison