Meet Hildy Simmons, our newest BLISS Ambassador!
A graduate of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, Ms. Simmons has been involved with the philanthropic community for over two decades. Along with the fabulous Lorraine Adams and Sohela Shah, she is our third BLISS Ambassador in New York!
Hildy met our founder Saba earlier this year at the Echoing Green finals, where Saba was a finalist and Hildy was a judge. Over an informal dinner chat, Saba explained the BLISS Ambassadors Program to Hildy, who instantly asked to be signed up as one!
Hildy is the ex-Managing Director and Head of the Global Foundations Group at JPMorgan Private Bank, overseeing the grant making of more than 40 foundations. Prior to joining JP Morgan, she held several positions in New York City and State government.
She currently serves on the Boards of the Taconic Foundation and the Mary J. Hutchins Foundation and works as a consultant – advising select clients on their philanthropic activities.
Hildy will be receiving her first shipment of bags in time to spread some BLISSful products in Brooklyn for Christmas! She is excited about finding retail partners for us in Brooklyn, a city famous for its eclectic taste in fashion and its quaint boutique stores. Of course, we’re equally excited to have her on board!