Welcoming Simeon Banister to the CFLeads Board!

Welcoming Simeon Banister to the CFLeads Board!

We are thrilled to welcome Simeon Banister to our dynamic board of forward-looking community foundation CEOs from across the country. 

Simeon Banister is the President and CEO of the Rochester Area Community Foundation, working to create an equitable and vibrant community in Rochester.

Simeon brings a wealth of knowledge to our board as a prominent figure in his community. CFLeads President & CEO, Mary Thomas stated, “I am delighted that Simeon Banister is joining our CFLeads Board of Directors. His thought leadership and myriad of perspectives working across the three sectors will bring the kind of leadership we need in advancing the practice of community leadership across the U.S.”

Isaiah Oliver, CFLeads’ Board Chair and President of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida is looking forward to collaborating with Simeon, “where his extensive experiences will enrich the diversity of our team’s perspective and support our commitment to advancing community leadership across the community foundation sector.”

Simeon’s passion for creating opportunities that benefit historically excluded residents at the Rochester Area Community Foundation will be an asset to the CFLeads board as we work together to support community foundations in building strong communities where all people can participate and prosper.