Two Staff Members Join Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Monday, January 7, 2019

Kara Mikulich, Tim Wilmot Join Berkshire Taconic Staff

SHEFFIELD, MA -- Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation announced today that it has expanded its staff with two new senior management positions.

Kara Mikulich is Berkshire Taconic’s chief philanthropy officer, a new role that provides strategy, leadership and oversight for the foundation’s asset development and donor engagement activities.  Mikulich has more than 25 years of leadership in the nonprofit sector. Most recently, she served as vice president, strategy and development, at Public Allies, a national service organization that prepares young people in 25 U.S. cities for careers in public service. She has led grant-seeking and development efforts for a wide range of nonprofits, and she previously served as a program officer at the Joyce Foundation. She is a graduate of Stanford Law School and the College of the Holy Cross.

Dr. Tim Wilmot was named director of strategy, evaluation and learning. In this new role, Wilmot develops and refines program strategies, evaluates outcomes and impact, and promotes learning among staff, board, donors and partners about the foundation’s strategic priorities and issues facing the four-county region it serves. Wilmot has more than a decade of experience in the fields of strategy, research and evaluation at philanthropic foundations. He previously worked for the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust in Phoenix, Ariz., the San Antonio Area Foundation in San Antonio, Texas, and the Marin Community Foundation in Northern California. He started his career as a knowledge management consultant for Ernst & Young. He earned his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Case Western Reserve University and a B.A. in economics from Eckerd College.

About Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

For more than 30 years, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has strengthened communities through philanthropy and leadership in northwest Litchfield County, CT; Berkshire County, MA; and Columbia County and northeast Dutchess County, NY. A nonprofit public charity with $150 million in assets, the foundation distributed a total of $6.5 million through grants and scholarships in 2017 to nonprofits and individuals in the arts and education, health and human services, and environmental protection. You can make a difference. We can help.



Justin Burke
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
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Darryl Gangloff
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
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