Chief Human Resources Officer
Ms. Donat leads human resource functions, including employee relations and employment law compliance, recruiting, compensation, staff development, training, and diversity. Importantly, Ms. Donat nurtures and continues to build a culture of inclusion, operational excellence, integrity, compassion, innovation, teamwork, and a desire to achieve the mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.
Ms. Donat received her undergraduate degree in psychology at Humboldt State University and her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.
Ms. Donat brings over 20 years of broad and extensive human resources experience, including business strategy, performance management, talent acquisition, diversity, inequity, access and inclusion, mergers and acquisitions, compensation, benefits, and HRIS. Most recently, Ms. Donat served as the human services director at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.