Partners for Health Foundation is pleased to announce that Douglas B. Bauer has been elected to serve as Board Chair for 2022-2023, and Dana A. Van Wie has joined the Board for a three year-term (2022-2024).
Doug Bauer has been a Partners for Health Trustee since 2014, and most recently served as the Foundation’s Second Vice Chair and Nominating Committee Chair. “I look forward to working with the Partners for Health Board, staff and our grantee partners over the next two years as we further explore the social determinants of health in our communities and help them achieve equity in the delivery of health and social services,” said Bauer.
Doug is the Executive Director of The Clark Foundation, which focuses on helping people out of poverty and assisting individuals to lead independent and productive lives, and supports nonprofits and programs in New York City and Cooperstown, NY.
He is also Executive Director of The Scriven and Fernleigh Foundations and Senior Vice President with The Clark Estates, Inc. Prior to Clark, Doug was a Senior Vice President with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) from 2002 to 2009. Prior to joining RPA, Doug held management positions at Goldman, Sachs and Co., SmithKlineBeecham (now GlaxoSmithKline), and The Pew Charitable Trusts. Doug’s opinions and ideas on philanthropy have been featured in the Associated Press, Bloomberg, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, City and State, The Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Wall Street Journal and on CNBC, NPR and PBS. Doug co-authored, with Steven Godeke, Philanthropy’s New Passing Gear: Mission Related Investing, A Policy and Implementation Guide for Foundation Trustees.
Doug also serves on boards for The Leatherstocking Corporation, The Melalucca Foundation, The National Council on Nonprofits, and is a past chair of Philanthropy New York. He is a member of the Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community, and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia Business School where he teaches about philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.
Doug is a graduate of Michigan State University. He also has an M.J. from Temple University and a M.S. from Penn.
Dana A. Van Wie, CPA is a Director in the NY Metro Real Estate Assurance group for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York City. In this role she leads client engagement teams on two public REITs and one private equity infrastructure client. Dana completed a tour in PwC’s National Quality Organization in the SEC services practice.
For twelve years, Dana has led several large public REIT and private equity engagements including W.P. Carey, American Realty Capital, JP Morgan, PGIM Real Estate, New York Life real estate funds, AIG private equity funds, Garrison Realty Group, and Paladin Realty Funds. She has vast knowledge in the technical accounting of public REITs and private equity funds and auditing open end and close end vehicles, including complex business combinations and asset acquisitions, impairments, system implementations, investment company accounting evaluation, capital market transactions including initial public offerings and related SEC filings, error evaluations and implementation of new accounting standards among other things. Dana has hosted several large trainings and seminars on various technical accounting topics.
Dana has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Elon University, is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New York, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is extremely active in her alma mater, Elon University and is a Secretary board member of their Accounting and Advisory Board for the business school. She is also the board representative on their Strategic Planning Committee.