Senior Fellow in Social Innovation
Steve Delfin is senior advisor to companies and nonprofit organizations seeking to bring increased effectiveness and impact of their philanthropic, social responsibility, and related social impact efforts. He has broad and deep experience counseling and leading major national and international philanthropic organizations, associations, and corporations focusing on philanthropy, corporate citizenship, social responsibility and related areas. Steve also has substantial and complementary credentials in corporate communications and public relations, marketing, public affairs and reputation management.
Steve has served as President and CEO of America’s Charities, a multi-million-dollar national charitable organization that connects employers, employees and charities for more social impact. America’s Charities raised more $150 million and leveraged another $300 million under Steve’s leadership and became a thought leader in employee engagement through workplace philanthropy.
As a senior executive at the Credit Union National Association Steve led the organization’s 501(c)(3) affiliated foundation, the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF). With his direction the Foundation developed socially responsible, sustainable strategies, products and services to meet the needs of low-wealth households and emerging populations. Steve provided fiscal oversight and management of the Foundation’s $350+ million investment portfolio that generated funds for grants, programs and services.
Steve served as executive advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Booz Allen Hamilton, a management, multi-billion-dollar strategy and management consulting form with a global footprint and some 20,000 employees. There he responsible for the firm’s award-winning philanthropic, social responsibility and related employee engagement across the global enterprise.
Earlier in his career Steve was hired by the national headquarters of the American Red Cross to create, launch and manage the organization’s cause related marketing program. Steve was the first full-time professional working for a major national charity to focus solely on this then emerging field. During his time with Red Cross he raised tens of millions of dollars through cause marketing and related corporate sponsorship programs. He was also responsible for the national public relations and fundraising efforts of United Way of America.