Director of Programs - Collective Impact Forum
Robert Albright is Director of Programs for the Collective Impact Forum, a field-building partnership between FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions. Robert oversees the Forum’s coaching, technical assistance, and other programming for collective impact practitioners. He also facilitates the collective impact funder community of practice, which provides a series of in-person and virtual meetings throughout the year for private foundations, community foundations, United Ways, corporate foundations, public sector funders, and other funders to deepen peer relationships, learn about effective strategies for investing in collective impact, and improve their practice as funders in collective impact. Robert has conducted various workshops and spoken at local, regional, and national convenings on collective impact. Prior to joining the Collective Impact Forum, Robert worked on numerous collective impact consulting engagements with FSG, including a collective impact project focused on economic competitiveness in Northeast Ohio and a statewide collective impact effort to transform New York State’s juvenile justice system. Other previous clients include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and Susan G. Komen Foundation. Robert holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he earned the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award, and a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he was the senior class vice president.