Nina Revoyr leads Ballmer Group’s philanthropic efforts in Los Angeles County and California, which are aimed at improving economic mobility for children and families disproportionately likely to remain in poverty. In her two years as Executive Director-Los Angeles, Ballmer Group has emerged as “one of the largest funders of anti-poverty work in the county” (Inside Philanthropy). It has funded organizations and initiatives in the highest-need areas of the county; and worked on systems change efforts in education, policing, mental health, child welfare, and criminal justice.
Prior to joining Ballmer Group, Revoyr spent two decades in the fields of child and family services and education. Most recently, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Children’s Institute, Inc., which provides evidence-based mental health services, child welfare and youth development programs, and early childhood education to over 25,000 children and families annually in Central and South Los Angeles who are affected by violence and poverty. She has also worked for SafeSpace in New York City; for Head Start in Los Angeles; and as chief of staff for Genethia Hudley-Hayes, then president of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education. She received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.F.A. from Cornell University. Revoyr joined the Parsons board in 2018.