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Brian Stanley

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Brian Stanley oversees Finance, Human Resources, Grants Management, and IT/Knowledge Management at U.S. Energy Foundation, ensuring proper staffing, efficient operations, and the establishment and implementation of accurate systems and departmental goals and objectives. He is responsible for organizational risk management and the facilitation of work processes between the Operations, Program, and Strategic Partnerships teams.

Serving as a creative collaborator with the CEO and Management Team, he provides leadership in establishing and implementing organization-wide priorities, including oversight of the annual budget process and helping to foster and operationalize the foundation’s cultural values: Learning, Service, Ownership, and Accountability.

Brian’s most recent role was COO at Hamilton Families, a non-profit whose mission is to end family homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area. He led daily operations and strategic initiatives for an organization with a staff of more than 150 employees. He also oversaw nationally recognized programs that serve 800 families annually, as well as operational units, including finance. Prior to that, he was Executive Director of the Oakland Public Education Fund, and before that served as Director of Programs for the San Francisco Education Fund.

Read our Q&A blog post with Brian here.