Ellie Manko Libby

Ellie Manko Libby

Special Advisor

Ellie joined All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response in 2013, having spent a long career in the philanthropic world as a senior business development professional and entrepreneur raising significant funds and building strategic partnerships for traditional nonprofits as well as social entrepreneurship ventures. One of her main joys is to see how creatively and synergistically structuring giving makes a net positive for both the organization and the donor and is excited to see the increasing convergence of the for profit and non profit worlds.

Prior to All Hands and Hearts, Ellie has worked in the Development field with many organizations including The McCarton Foundation, Waterkeeper Alliance, City Harvest and NYU School of Law. She also was the CoFounder and Executive Director of The Center for Therapeutic riding of the East End.

Ellie has a JD degree from NYU Law School and and an BA from Brown University, Magna Cum Laude with Honors. She is currently on the LAA Board of NYU School of Law and the Board of Nat King Cole Generation Hope.

When not working, Ellie is an avid tennis player and is learning how to kick box.

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