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Elaine Chen

Elaine Chen

Philanthropic Advisor
Donor & Community Engagement

(949) 553-4202 x230

Elaine comes to OCCF with more than 10 years of experience managing teams both in the corporate and nonprofit sectors managing Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Teams.  She has expertise in program development, managing diverse teams that drive and sustain business practices as well as managing several stakeholder groups from employees to community partners.  As a Philanthropic Advisor, Elaine manages relationships with a portfolio of donor-advised fund holders to facilitate their grant-making and foster their engagement in philanthropy and assist in deepening fund holders’ understanding of the impact and sustainability of intentional philanthropic practices. Elaine is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance and a Master of Arts in Education with a focus Psychotherapy and Creative Arts Therapies from New York University.