Brandee McHale is President of the Citi Foundation and Director of Corporate Citizenship at Citi. She is responsible for overseeing the Citi Foundation's global grant making strategy and for leading Citi's citizenship efforts, including volunteerism and environmental sustainability.
Brandee first joined Citi in 1991, and over the past two decades, she has served in a variety of business management and philanthropy-related leadership roles, including Director of Operations for Citi Community Capital and as a Senior Relationship Manager in Citi's then Community Relations and Community Reinvestment Act units. Most recently, Brandee has been Chief Operating Officer of the Citi Foundation.
From 2004-2007, Brandee worked at the Ford Foundation, where she developed a portfolio of investments that supported the efforts of low-income households to achieve financial success and helped to establish a business case for financial inclusion.
Brandee is Board Chair of the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) and also serves on the board of directors of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Living Cities. She holds a Master's degree in Urban Policy from the New School for Social Research.