Ellie Rossiter brings over 20 years of entrepreneurial, for-profit business management, as well as non-profit social justice organizational management to her current position as initiative officer at The San Francisco Foundation and director of the campaign for HOPE SF.

HOPE SF is an initiative which creates opportunities for residents who live in San Francisco’s most distressed public housing.

Prior to this position, Ellie was the executive director of Parents for Public Schools, a non-profit community based organization that engages parents from all backgrounds and neighborhoods across San Francisco in advocating for quality public education. Ellie is passionate about strategic, collaborative processes, supporting youth and their families, developing community leaders and building strong, diverse communities. She has a degree in finance from the University of Oregon. Her two children, who are fifth generation San Franciscans, attend public schools in San Francisco.