The Barack Obama Foundation

The Barack Obama Foundation

The Barack Obama Foundation

Date Founded


Employees (Worldwide)



Social Interest
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

The Foundation serves as the vehicle by which the Library, Museum and Foundation offices are constructed, and, in accordance with the statutory requirements outlined in the Presidential Libraries Act, by which the endowment necessary for the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to operate the Library is created and funded. The Foundation anticipates negotiating a joint use agreement with NARA in the future that will outline the responsibilities of both the Foundation and the federal government. The Foundation, officially established as an operating, 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation in January of 2014, will both plan and develop the Project and engage in activities reflecting President Obama’s values and priorities throughout his career in public service: expanding economic opportunity, inspiring an ethic of American citizenship and promoting peace, justice and dignity throughout the world. The Project will be an anchor for economic development and help cultivate a strong relationship in the surrounding community. In addition to the Library and Museum, it will include an Institute that will enhance the pursuit of the President’s initiatives beyond 2017 and have local, regional and global impacts. The Foundation will raise private funds, convene partners who share the President’s goals and vision, serve as a repository of information and otherwise marshal resources to address present and future global and domestic challenges of interest to the President. The Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of directors and chaired by civic leader Martin Nesbitt.

Contact Data
Trying to get in touch with decision makers at The Barack Obama Foundation? Subscribe today to access their professional contact information and receive a one time promotion of free Contact Data credits!
Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer


Executive Director

Chief Financial Officer

Interim Chief Operating Officer

General Counsel

Chief Development Officer

Chief Program Officer

Chief Engagement Officer

Chief Digital Officer

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at The Vistria Group LLC

Founder at PSP Capital Partners, LLC

Co-Founder at Hutchins Family Foundation, Inc.

Founder at Ariel Investments LLC

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.

Former Governor of Massachusetts

Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

Director & Chief Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem

Founder at 32 Advisors

Chancellor at City Colleges of Chicago

Paths to The Barack Obama Foundation
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
The Barack Obama Foundation
Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Katten is a firm of first choice for clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services in the United States and abroad. Its nationally recognized practices include corporate, financial services, litigation, real estate, environmental, commercial finance, insolvency and restructuring, intellectual property and trusts and estates. It has more than 600 attorneys serving public and private companies, including a third of the Fortune 100, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals. It provides full-service legal advice from locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai.

Public Relations

SKDKnickerbocker provides public relations and communications services. It provides strategic advice, public relations, crisis communications, advertising, direct mail, and research to national and international companies, advocacy organizations, associations, leading non-profit organizations. The company was founded by Bill Knapp in 1993 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Senior Advisor

Former Special Assistant to the President & Chief of Staff for the Office of Public Engagement & the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs at Office of Intergovernmental Affairs Under Barack Obama (D)

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects LLP Engineering, Construction & Architecture | NEW YORK, NY

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects LLP provides architectural and design services. The company was founded by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien in 1977 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Agency EA LLC Advertising & Marketing | Chicago, IL

Agency EA LLC provides experiential marketing for customers. It offers services in the areas of corporate and consumer events, conferences, digital media, employee engagement, incentive travel, mobile marketing, press events and publicity, product launches, sales meeting and training, and special events. The company was founded by Gabrielle Martinez and Fergus Rooney in 1999 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Ralph Appelbaum Associates, Inc. Other Business & Consulting Services | New York, NY

Ralph Appelbaum Associates, Inc. specializes in the planning, and design of museum, , educational environment, and visitor attractions. It offers architectural coordination, business plan and operating, budgeting, art direction, interior design, script writing, site coordination, master planning, photography and filming, editing and animation, and other related services. The company was founded by Ralph Appelbaum in 1978 and is headquartered in New York, NY

This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by The Barack Obama Foundation. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of The Barack Obama Foundation's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and The Barack Obama Foundation.