Hildy Simmons

Hildy Simmons has been involved in the philanthropic community for over 30 years and has extensive experience in the philanthropic world, currently advising select clients on their philanthropic activities. She was previously a Managing Director and head of the Global Foundations Group at JP Morgan, overseeing the grant making of more than 40 foundations. She held a variety of positions in New York City and State government between 1971 and 1982, including serving in the Mayor’s office, Director of Community Relations and then Assistant Deputy Commissioner within the New York State Department of Correctional Services and Associate Commissioner within the New York City Department of Juvenile Justice. Ms. Simmons currently serves on the boards of the Mary J. Hutchins Foundation, the Brooklyn Community Foundation and the Jerome L. Greene Foundation.