JENKINTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), the largest, independent, national donor-advised fund sponsor and one of the 25 largest grantmaking institutions in the U.S., is pleased to announce the appointment of two new board members.
“For over 20 years, innovative philanthropy has been the core of National Philanthropic Trust,” said Eileen Heisman, CEO of National Philanthropic Trust. “Benito and Dan are both strong leaders with professional accomplishments that span business and philanthropy. As donor-advised funds continue to grow in popularity and create impact in the nonprofit sector, Benito and Dan will serve as valuable additions to our board.”
Benito Cachinero-Sánchez is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Leadership Solutions and Human Resources Practice Groups. Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, he served as the Chief Human Resources Officer at DuPont after holding the same role at Automatic Data Processing (ADP), leading complex CEO succession processes at both enterprises. Previously, Cachinero-Sánchez was the VP of Human Resources for Johnson & Johnson’s Medical Devices & Diagnostics Group. Earlier in his career, he was the Corporate HR Vice President for Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures at Lucent Technologies.
In 2016 he was also elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources. He serves on the boards of Library of America, the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, and WHYY, Philadelphia’s public media organization. Born in Málaga, Spain, Cachinero-Sánchez earned a BA in Political Science and Sociology from Universidad Complutense in Madrid, an MA in Demography and a second MA in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from IESE in Madrid.
Daniel Schloendorn was a partner with the law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York City for over 30 years, prior to retiring in 2013. During his tenure, his practice focused primarily on private investment funds as well as SEC-registered investment companies. He also represented the independent directors of several fund complexes and acted as counsel to a variety of domestic and foreign family offices.
Schloendorn graduated cum laude from Fordham University and received his law degree from New York University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He was consistently highly ranked by Chambers in its annual survey of investment fund lawyers and recognized in “Who’s Who Legal - The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers.” Schloendorn frequently served as a member of several standing and special committees of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, including its Private Funds Committee. Schloendorn and his wife reside in Naples, Florida and Bridgewater, Connecticut.
About National Philanthropic Trust
Founded in 1996, National Philanthropic Trust is the largest, national independent donor-advised fund sponsor and has raised over $10 billion in charitable contributions. NPT currently manages $6.2 billion in charitable assets and has made more than 200,000 grants totaling $5 billion to charities around the world. NPT annually publishes the Donor-Advised Fund Report, the industry’s authority on the state of DAF giving. In 2016, NPT launched HistoryofGiving.org, the world’s first, most comprehensive digital narrative of the last 500 years in philanthropy. More at NPTrust.org.