Development Team

Creating an effective giving strategy can be overwhelming and confusing. There are numerous options and it’s hard to know which one to choose. Our experts are here to help you create and implement a personalized plan that meets your needs. We are proud to be a trusted resource for all philanthropists, whatever their circumstances.

To request a complimentary consultation, contact us at 323.761.8704 or by email.

Dan Rothblatt, Executive Vice President

Dan joined The Foundation in 2007. He oversees and coordinates all philanthropic services. Dan has a broad range of experience in the areas of annual, endowment, and capital campaigns, major gifts, planned giving, campaign management, budgeting and planning. Prior to joining The Foundation, he served as deputy director for development at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. Read his full bio.

“I’ve worked with hundreds of donors, some are new to charitable giving and others have decades of experience. Each one has their own journey and reasons for giving.”

Steve Gamer, Vice President, Advancement

Steve joined The Foundation in 2016. He has worked with individuals, families, corporations and foundations to help them achieve their philanthropic vision. Steve has extensive experience managing and successfully implementing large advancement campaigns. He came to The Foundation following more than a decade in senior development roles in higher education, including UCLA and UCSD. Read his full bio.

“I’ve spent my career helping individuals, families, corporations, and foundations achieve their philanthropic goals. Foundation donors bring boundless energy and creativity to their philanthropy.”

Natella Royzman, Vice President, Charitable Planning

Natella joined The Foundation in 2017. She works closely with donors and their advisors, helping them find meaningful and effective solutions for their charitable giving goals. Previously, Natella was the managing attorney of Royzman Law Firm, specializing in the representation of creditors, debtors, trustees, and third parties in bankruptcy and business litigation matters. Read her full bio.

“Whether I’m guiding donors through the technical aspects of charitable planning or facilitating an exploration of the values and goals driving their giving, the hope and kindness I see is inspiring.”