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Chief Executive Officer, Private Grantmaking Foundation

Hau'oli Mau Loa Foundation
Hawaii, United States
$225,000.00 - $250,000.00
Closing date
Apr 30, 2023

Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation’s Board of Directors is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation (“the Foundation”) is a private grantmaking foundation established in 1990 by Helga Glaesel-Hollenback who, in her words, “found great happiness on the islands of Hawaiʻi” and through her philanthropy sought “to return the generosity of the islands.” Janis Reischmann, the Foundation’s first executive director and a member of its board, will be leaving the Foundation in October 2023 as part of a long-anticipated leadership succession plan.

As leader of the Foundation’s staff of five and a member of its Board, the new CEO will steward the Foundation’s mission: In partnership with others, we seek to expand for those less fortunate, especially children, opportunities to find hope for their future, and we seek to enhance stewardship, preservation and protection of the environment. The essence of the Foundation’s history and culture, including its own way of implementing its mission, is summarized in the Foundation's "DNA":

The CEO is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Foundation, including governance, organization, administration and operations, board relations, external communication, and oversight of the Foundation’s mission, goals, objectives, and general operating policies. The CEO serves as a member of the Board of Directors and works with the Board and Staff to develop the Foundation’s strategic vision and goals and the grantmaking programs that will implement the Foundation’s mission and goals. Here is a full job description, including leadership competencies and responsibilities:

The ideal CEO candidate will have significant experience in senior management of charitable and/or philanthropic organizations, including working on or with a board of directors, and will have deep connection to Hawai‘i. The Foundation’s Board seeks a CEO with leadership competencies that include: operational ability; shared governance; financial acumen; flexibility; intentionality; and an abiding love of Hawai‘i. Each of these competencies are described here:

The salary range for the CEO position is $225,000 to $250,000. The benefits package for this position includes an employer paid comprehensive health plan (drug/vision/dental) with full payment for the employee and eligible dependents; life insurance and long term disability insurance; a 401(k) retirement plan with employer match; paid family leave; paid parking; 20 days of paid time off (PTO) annually; and observance of most federal and state holidays.

Apply confidentially online by May 15, 2023: The application, which may be saved while in progress, prompts candidates to submit a personal statement, respond to each of the key qualities the Foundation’s Board seeks in the new CEO, and upload a CV/resume. Please direct questions to consultant Josh Levinson at or 808-351-7386.

Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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