Lisa A. Sahulka joins the Century Foundation as Chief Operating Officer after her role as the National Director for the Cahn Fellows Programs at Teachers College, Columbia University. Previous to her role at Cahn Fellows Programs, Ms. Sahulka was the Chief Operating Officer at the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization that fights for racial justice in the South and nationwide.

Ms. Sahulka served as Chief Financial Officer for the Juvenile Welfare Board (JWB) of Pinellas County, Fla. She is a career-long proponent of administrative effectiveness in mission-driven enterprises. During more than 15 years with JWB, she developed partnerships and grants that supported over 60 external programs serving thousands of children each year.

Prior to moving to Florida, she served in positions with CARE, an international relief and development organization as the Divisional Administrator; at Covenant House, an organization dedicated to sheltering homeless and runaway children; and at Jacob Riis Settlement House where she was the Deputy Director. She also served as an adjunct professor at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL and served abroad at Casa Alianza in Antigua, Guatemala, and the International English Schools in London.