Douglas F. Kridler

President and CEO

Doug Kridler, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Columbus Foundation, became a member of the Columbus Partnership in 2017.  The Foundation has been represented on the Partnership since 2012.

The Columbus Foundation is the trusted philanthropic advisor® to 2,500 individuals, families, and businesses who have created charitable funds and planned gifts to make a difference in the lives of others through the most effective philanthropy possible.  Serving the region for more than 70 years, The Columbus Foundation is ranked among the 10 largest community foundations in the United States, with assets of $1.75 billion.  The Foundation is also home to The Big Give, The Big Table®, and Gifts of Kindness.®