Foundation Leadership

Donna Pretko

Donna earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Wilkes University. She has worked in both manufacturing and non-profit environments and brings this experience to the Scranton Area Foundation.

In her role as Senior Director of Finance and Operations, Donna oversees all financial activities and reporting for the Scranton Area Foundation.  Additionally, Donna monitors Scranton Area Foundation assets, as well as the external foundations managed by the Scranton Area Foundation.  She is liaison to Foundation’s auditors, CIO and investment managers.  Donna will also be overseeing other projects at the Scranton Area Foundation, including the Women in Philanthropy micro-loan initiative which enables low to moderate income women, and women in transition, the opportunity to start and build a business.  Donna is a member of Women in Philanthropy.

In her free time, Donna enjoys yoga, reading, and travel.  She studied Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction at Thomas Jefferson University and is a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher.  Donna has worked and continues to work with animal welfare groups.