Lewis Groner


Vice President, Marketing & Communications


Lew Groner joined The Foundation in 1999 to lead its marketing and communications initiatives, and develop a clear, distinct and contemporary brand image in the philanthropic marketplace. With more than 30 years of marketing experience, his portfolio includes all branding, marketing, advertising, publicity and online activity for The Foundation; helping it maintain a brand leadership position in a very competitive nonprofit environment. Prior to joining The Foundation, Lew spent 15 years in corporate marketing and advertising, working for J. Walter Thompson, an international ad agency, and Experian, a credit and information services company. Lew graduated from the University of Illinois in Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in political science and Judaic studies.