Kristin O’Malley joined the staff of The Cape Cod Foundation in 2004, became its Executive Director in 2013, and was then promoted to President and CEO in January 2017. Throughout her tenure at the Foundation, she has worked in areas including grantmaking, fund development and stewardship, community initiatives, and networking with regional nonprofits. She has presented on grantmaking and philanthropy for various groups and has served as a spokesperson for local and national publications and media outlets.
Kristin has been involved with many local community groups. She is a graduate and past Board member of the Community Leadership Institute of Cape Cod and currently serves as the Vice President of the Board for Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands, a judge for the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network’s Excellence Awards, a Trustee of the Joshua A. Nickerson Society, a member of the Middlebury College Alumni Admissions Program, a member of the Advisory Committee for the Cape Cod and Islands Major Crisis Relief Fund, a volunteer for St. Pius X School, and a member of Cape Cod Healthcare’s Patient and Family Advisory Council.
Kristin, a native Cape Codder, holds a BA from Middlebury College, an MBA in Nonprofit Management from Suffolk University, and a certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership through the Institute for Nonprofit Practice at Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. She was named one of the 2012 “40 Under 40” leaders by Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine. She lives in West Barnstable with her husband and two young children.