Holly Hannaway Appointed as H. P. Kendall Foundation Program Associate
January 19, 2023
We are pleased to announce that Holly Hannaway has been appointed Program Associate for the Henry P. Kendall Foundation.
For more than 25 years, Holly has held program and project manager roles for nonprofit organizations with a focus on agriculture and the environment. Holly brings to the foundation a strong understanding of networks and partnerships, skills in fundraising and nonprofit operations, excellent communication skills, and a passion for our sustainable regional food system.
As Program Associate, Holly will ensure the smooth operation of the Foundation office and serve as the first point of contact for new and returning grantees. We hope you will join us in offering a warm welcome to Holly!
Andrew W. Kendall, Executive Director
Andy is the Executive Director of the Henry P. Kendall Foundation and together with his colleagues is helping to launch its new program focused on helping build a stronger local food system in New England.
Andy joined the foundation in 2012 after spending 12 years as President of The Trustees of Reservations, a revered, Massachusetts institution founded in 1891 dedicated to protecting properties of exceptional ecological, historic, or scenic value. Amongst his accomplishments, Andy led the development of a network of community farms and gardens across Massachusetts that engaged thousands of people in the sustainable production of local food. Prior to his time at TTOR, Andy worked at both the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Audubon as well as in Costa Rica where he worked on global conservation issues.
Andy is a graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Business School. In 2011, Andy received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Amherst College for his commitment to the environment.
Beth Zschau, Program Officer
Beth Zschau is the Program Officer for the Henry P. Kendall Foundation. Her career includes roles in conservation, horticulture, agriculture, leadership development, and education.
Beth joined the Foundation in 2023 after spending five years at FoodCorps, a national nonprofit that partners with schools and communities to provide students with nourishing meals, food education, and culturally affirming experiences with food that celebrate and nurture the whole child. As the National Impact Partnerships Director, Beth led FoodCorps’ strategic direction for programmatic partnerships across the country. Prior to this role, she was the Co-Director of National Programs and the Massachusetts Program Director. Beth led the Greater Boston program initiatives for The Trustees of Reservations and managed a family-owned garden center before focusing her career on the food system.
Beth is a graduate of Western State University and is currently finishing her Master’s in Nonprofit Management at Northeastern University. She enjoys spending time with her family, soaking up the salt water and sunshine off the coast of Massachusetts, and growing vegetables in her small but bountiful garden.
Holly Hannaway, Program Associate
Holly Hannaway is the Program Associate for the Henry P. Kendall Foundation. She has more than twenty years of experience in program development, project management, community partnership development, and communications and marketing.
Holly joined the Foundation in January 2024. Her most recent professional experience includes working as the Project Manager for the Massachusetts Environmental Education Society (MEES) and as the k-3 Garden Coordinator for the L & J Brown Elementary School. Prior to this, Holly worked for The Trustees of Reservations in a multitude of roles including PR and Marketing Coordinator (with a focus on agriculture and the environment), Engagement Manager for The Crane Estate and Appleton Farms, and as Appleton Farms’ first fulltime Education Director.
Holly holds a MS in Environmental Studies from Antioch University and a BA in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder. A New England native, Holly enjoys cold-water dipping along Boston’s North Shore, hiking and skiing in the White and Green Mountains with her son, cooking for family and friends, and gardening wherever she can get her hands in the dirt.
Board of Trustees
- Andrew W. Kendall
- John P. Kendall
- Kenneth F. Meyers
- Tore Nelson
- Phoebe S. Winder