Our Team

Bob Woodruff Foundation is led by a distinguished group of leaders from diverse areas of influence, including defense, media, healthcare, philanthropy, business and government. A small and agile staff carries out the strategic vision of the Foundation and its Founders.

Colin Heffron

ChairmanGFI Group Inc.CEO

Edward Toptani

SecretaryToptani Law OfficesESQ.

Gerry Byrne

PMC (Penske Media Corporation)Vice Chairman

Stephen Crawford

Capital OneSr. Advisor to the CEO

Gen. Martin Dempsey

U.S. Army, Retired18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Suni Harford

UBSPresident, Asset Management

L. Thomas Hiltz


Caroline Hirsch

Caroline's on BroadwayFounder & Owner

James Hnat

JetSuite Inc.Chairman

Bob Jeffrey

Creative Entrepreneur

Eileen Lynch

RefinitivChief Marketing Officer

Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark PhilanthropiesFounder

Martha Raddatz

ABC NewsChief Global Affairs Correspondent

Rob Shanahan

Lightower Fiber NetworksCEO

Richard Wilde

In Memoriam