Rosemary Hitchens, Executive Coordinator and Operations Manager

Rosemary was born and raised along the rocky cedar-lined shores of Lake Huron in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. As Operations Manager and Executive Coordinator, she keeps Swift Foundation running smoothly by managing the systems, processes, relationships, and administration behind the scenes. Rosemary brings over a decade of experience working in the nonprofit sector, specifically in development and research support. Her formal education includes a bachelor’s in political science and master’s degrees in International Relations from Simon Fraser University and Conservation Biology from Miami University. Her work is inspired by our many partners reimagining and dismantling the way we do business in the vision for a more just world. She’s honored to be a part of the Foundation’s efforts to push for a paradigm shift in philanthropy.