Pricewaterhouse Coopers Managing Partner Joins Community Foundation Board

November 12, 2014

The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today announced that Brendan Dougher, Managing Partner of the New York Office and Market of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, has joined the Board of Trustees.

Mr. Dougher has 30 years of experience with the Firm, having previously served as the Managing Partner of its New Jersey Practice. In his current role, Mr. Dougher has developed a broad base of business knowledge, including business advisory, transaction, and internal and external audit experience. He has worked with clients including Dow Jones, AT&T, Schering-Plough, Tiffany & Co., News Corp., The Blackstone Group, and C.R. Bard, among others. He is the Senior Relationship Partner for several of the Firm’s New York clients, including New York Life, Welsh Carson, International Flavors & Fragrances, Dun & Bradstreet, and Con Edison, Inc.

“Brendan’s deep experience in advising businesses will add to the already high level of expertise and professionalism the Community Foundation brings to each donor relationship,” said Tom Uhlman, Chairman of the CFNJ Board. “We very much look forward to working with him, learning from him, and leveraging his perspective and know-how to advance our own grantmaking.”

Mr. Dougher, of Basking Ridge, is active in the community, currently serving on the boards of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, United Way of New York City, Kings College, and the Foreign Policy Association; he is also leads Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ involvement with the Partnership for New York City.

“The Community Foundation is a unique resource for New Jerseyans who wish to improve aspects of their own communities or communities around the world,” said Dougher. “I am very proud to join this important organization and help it better serve donors and nonprofit organizations alike.”

Mr. Dougher is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of both the New York State and New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and The Economic Club.

Dougher is the third addition to CFNJ’s Board in 2014, following the appointments of Harry O’Mealia, Chairman and CEO of Legg Mason Investment Counsel, and Dennis Wilson, President and CEO of Delta Dental of New Jersey.

About the Community Foundation of New Jersey

Established in 1979, the Community Foundation of New Jersey’s mission is to support charitable giving that is inspired by our donors, targeted at making our communities stronger, driven by creative solutions, and effective in achieving lasting change.  Through a combination of Legacy Funds and Donor Advised Funds, the foundation has granted an average of more than $30 million each year to charitable organizations and currently stewards over $320 million in charitable assets for current needs and future challenges.