Elizabeth (Lizzy) Danhakl Reed

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Danhakl Reed serves as President and Executive Director of The Danhakl Family Foundation where she leads day-to-day operations and grantmaking practices. DFF principally partners with grassroots organizations supporting youth development and addressing the needs of disadvantaged communities in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Mrs. Reed holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA in Art History and Economics from Williams College. She began her career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs and Private Equity Associate at TPG Capital. After her MBA, she held various strategy and business development roles at Instacart before beginning her full-time work in philanthropy at the start of 2020. Lizzy lives in Woodside, CA with her husband and young daughter and is an outdoor enthusiast.