Chief of Staff/Board Liaison
Nealon DeVore joined NCF in April 2017 and comes to the Foundation with 15 years’ experience in global operations and managing executives’ offices. As Chief of Staff/Board Liaison, Nealon is responsible for supporting a culture of collaboration and engagement with NCF’s Board. Nealon also works closely with the leadership team to increase organizational integration and effectiveness, helping things run smoothly across programs, departments and working groups.
Nealon has dedicated his career to public service by working on campaigns, projects, operations, and events across a range of socially-oriented causes – from global health and development issues to domestic and community-focused non-profit and philanthropic pursuits. Nealon has previously worked with The One Campaign, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Clinton Foundation. He has also consulted with a range of organizations and projects including AIDS 2016, the World Bank, the Global Poverty Project, and the Association of Public Health Laboratories.
Nealon has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Central Arkansas and is a proud alum of its Honors College.