Katherine L. Saigeon, President and Executive Director, and Executive Committee
Katherine L. Saigeon joined CFW as its President and Executive Director in September 2012. She has served on the Board of CFW since 2002, as Board Treasurer. A career executive in philanthropy, she served as Chief Financial Officer of The Fuller Foundation, Pasadena California (affiliate Foundation for Fuller Theological Seminary) for over twelve years. During that time The Fuller Foundation grew from $130 million to over $500 million in charitable assets, providing services as a trust fiduciary for charitable trust s, donor advised fund, and other Christian based not-for-profit organizations on a national basis. Previously, Ms. Saigeon was Chief Financial officer of two multi-billion foundations, The California Endowment, and as VP for Finance for The Kellogg Foundation. Her career in philanthropy spans 25 years.
She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the California Society of CPAs. Her early career as a CPA was with Price Waterhouse where she specialized in large not for profit organization audit practice. She has served in leadership positions on numerous charitable organization boards, Christian ministries and professional associations during her career, and conducted public speaking in the fields of philanthropy, stewardship, leadership and institutional investment management. She currently is a member of Kingdom Advisors, co-hosting the Kingdom Advisors West Ventura County Chapter, and on the Board of Directors of The Urban Ministry Institute (TUMI) Harbor Ventura. A member of Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village, Ca., she serves on a senior strategic advisory council to the Board of Elders, and is active in stewardship educational ministries.
Katherine is passionate about bringing Christian based stewardship, philanthropy and giving services to families and ministries. She has two sons, Steven and Paul and two beautiful grandchildren, and lives in Wood Ranch at Simi Valley, California.