Vanguard Charitable Appoints New Board Member

Vanguard Charitable

MALVERN, PA — Vanguard Charitable announced the recent appointment of its newest board member, Larry Dubinski, president and CEO of The Franklin Institute. Dubinski brings years of exceptional industry knowledge and executive leadership experience, which will support his role in furthering Vanguard Charitable’s mission in philanthropy.

“We’re so pleased to welcome to our board a community leader and champion of the nonprofit organizations we work daily to support,” said Vanguard Charitable President Rebecca Moffett. “Mr. Dubinski is a visionary who has helped propel The Franklin Institute and science museums worldwide to new levels. His unique industry perspective and celebrated success translate well to help us continue expanding our mission and charitable impact in meaningful ways. Our board comprises a team of dedicated financial and leadership experts, and we anticipate Mr. Dubinski will add to that legacy. We look forward to working alongside him to help guide the future of philanthropy at Vanguard Charitable.”

Larry Dubinski is a recognized national and international leader in the museum industry. He serves as president and CEO of The Franklin Institute, Pennsylvania’s most visited museum, where he has led the nonprofit organization through some of its most transformative years. He recently completed a two-year term as board chair of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), where he continues to serve on the executive committee. Dubinski sits on the board at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Satell Institute, and the renowned Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany.

Before initiating his role as president and CEO in 2014, Dubinski served as senior vice president of external affairs and general counsel, executive vice president, and chief operating officer of The Franklin Institute. Prior to that, Dubinski spent four years at the global law firm Morgan Lewis.

“It is a great privilege to be welcomed to the Vanguard Charitable Board of Trustees,” said Dubinski. “This is a tremendous opportunity to work alongside exceptional leaders across the industry and drive philanthropy and innovation forward together. I am extremely proud of what Vanguard Charitable has achieved thus far and even more excited to see where we will be headed in the future.”

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