has been named Alcoa Foundation's
chief operating officer and assistant treasurer.She
is based in Pittsburgh.
...Background on Velma Monteiro-TribbleBefore being named chief operating officer and assistant treasurer for Alcoa Foundation, Velma Monteiro-Tribble served as the senior program officer at the Foundation and was responsible for its global signature initiatives and philanthropic giving programs.She will continue to serve as secretary of Alcoa Foundation's board of directors.Prior to joining Alcoa Foundation in 2002, Monteiro-Tribble served as an executive with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), where her responsibilities included leadership development, management and fiscal accounting for WKKF programs.She
also worked on grantmaking initiatives and partnerships in Latin America and South Africa and developed and managed international leadership seminars at the Salzburg Seminars in Salzburg, Austria.She
has more than 30 years of experience in grantmaking, leadership development and training, community development, community enterprise, evaluation, tests and measurements, with such organizations as the National Association for Community Leadership
, the U.S. Department of Education
, American College Testing
, Rhode Island College
and Brown University
.She also served as an administrator in the U.S. Peace Corps in Asia.She
has received numerous awards for her
work including Urban Bankers Leadership Award and the National Woman of Achievement Award from the National Business and Professional Women Association
has written numerous articles and booklets on the topics of leadership and diversity.She chairs the Advisory Board for the Morehouse College International Leadership Center.