Bill Dempsey has over 25 years of experience managing innovative social change groups. He currently serves as NCF’s Senior Vice-President and Program Director, managing the foundation’s investment program and financial operations; and overseeing NCF’s Health Program grants. Prior to coming to Nathan Cummings, Bill directed investor programs for international labor pension funds, leading corporate governance reform efforts in a variety of industries, developing responsible investment programs and training trustees. Bill also co-founded the CtW Investment Group, which advises public and private sector pension funds sponsored by a variety of unions.
In the early 2000’s, Bill served as a Program Officer for the Veatch Program, a funder of innovative non-profit groups throughout the U.S. A native Midwesterner, Bill began his career organizing community reinvestment groups in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and in Gary, Indiana.