The America250 Foundation is the nonprofit partner of the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, bringing private sector energy to the Commission’s work and providing the Commission with the financial and staff resources to bring its vision for America250 to life.

Senior Management Team

Vice President of Branding and Marketing

Chief of Staff and Chief Administrative Officer

Interim President and CEO

Vice President of Programs and Planning

Vice President of Communications and Public Relations

President Emeritus


Director of Public Outreach and Inclusion

Maricela Dominguez

Engagement Coordinator

Kay Durante

Programs and Planning Senior Administrator

Cole Fiala

Senior Manager of International Programs and Partnerships

Director of Finance

David Hamon

Advisory Council Liaison

Gabriela Hernandez

Advisory Council Program Manager

Rebekah Lawrence

National Signature Program Senior Manager

Grace LeFevre

State Outreach Coordinator

Director of Tribal and National Partnerships

Stephanie Marsellos

Digital Media Manager

Shawn McBurney

State Outreach Senior Manager

Director of State Partnerships

Kara Nolte

Director of Marketing and Brand Engagement

Jamie Palumbo

Advisory Council Senior Liaison

Thea Richard

Senior Manager of Federal Programs

Director of Engagement

Director of National Signature Programs

Carly Swaim

National Signature Program Senior Manager

Leigh Ann Venables

Office of the President, Manager Admin and Communication Services