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Elizabeth Cahill Chief Communications Officer

Elizabeth Cahill is the Chief Communications Officer for The Atlantic Philanthropies. She is based in the New York office.

Ms. Cahill oversees the foundation’s final phase communications to share Atlantic’s 35 years of experience—the how and why of its grantmaking and lessons learned—with funders, nonprofits, philanthropists and policymakers. Her responsibilities include communications strategy, media relations, brand management and oversight of the website. As part of the foundation’s senior leadership team, she works on strategic planning for Atlantic to “end well” and establishing a global identity and messaging for Atlantic’s final and biggest bet, the Atlantic Fellows.

She joined Atlantic in 2010 as Senior Web Producer and became Director of Digital Communications in 2015. In these roles, Ms. Cahill partnered with program and evaluation staff to advance the foundation’s grantmaking strategies and priorities through its website, email and social media channels.

Prior to joining Atlantic, Ms. Cahill was Director of Information Technology and previously Web Producer at the New York Philharmonic. Earlier in her career, she held a number of web and management positions at nonprofits, including BRIC/Brooklyn Information & Culture, Consortium for Worker Education and Homes for the Homeless.

Ms. Cahill earned a B.A. with honors from Georgetown University.