Berit Ashla is Director of Philanthropy for Fremont Group, a San Francisco-based family office, designing an integrated philanthropy practice. Prior to joining Fremont, Berit led Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors’ West Coast advisory office managing client engagements with individual, family foundation, and corporate donors. She holds a wealth of experience in grantmaking, foundation governance, education, social justice, arts, and sustainability.
Past positions include roles at the Tides Foundation, Threshold Foundation, Foundation Source, and the David Brower Center, an arts and sustainability center. In addition to IFTF, Berit serves on the Board of the Nonprofit Finance Fund. Berit’s previous board service included YBCA, Berkeley Rep, the Center for Social Sector Leadership (CSSL) at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Southern Partners Fund, Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley, the Abundance Foundation, Dropbox Foundation, and the Schott Foundation for Public Education.