Anita Whitehead

Board Governance & Nominations Committee, Member

Principal, KPMG

Anita is a Principal at KPMG. In her work she helps companies leverage corporate social investment to engage with investors, customers, employees and communities. She advises corporate funders on reducing their exposure while making intelligent investments.

Over an 18-year career, Anita focuses on serving not-for-profit organizations – particularly private foundations and public charities, where she counsels on a range of tax and operational issues. Her work is global – including Africa, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, and Southeast Asia (India) as well as North America. She has also served as a resource on disaster philanthropy.

Prior to KPMG, Anita was a financial analyst at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates in Washington DC and a financial analyst for Indiana University Medical Center, in Indianapolis.

Anita is a board member of the Association for Corporate Citizenship Professionals and Global Impact, and a frequent speaker at professional conferences on international giving and best practices for governing charitable organizations.

She lives in Virginia with her husband, Jay, and daughter, Sara.