George Zeno is our chief development officer. Photo: PATH/Dave Simpson.
Chief Development Officer
George Zeno directs PATH’s philanthropic fund–development strategy and operations and is responsible for expanding philanthropic support of the organization and accelerating funding for new innovation. He has nearly 25 years of expertise and leadership in philanthropic development and has led teams who have raised more than $400 million in support of access to education for diverse communities.
Before joining PATH in 2017, Mr. Zeno served as the chief advancement officer for university scholarship and student programs for the University of California, Berkeley. There he led a team of development and marketing professionals focused on mobilizing resources from a wide range of individuals, corporations, and foundations to support student programming with a focus on economic mobility, including launching the first campaigns in the United States for undocumented (DACA) and refugee/asylee-status students.
Previously, Mr. Zeno spent 11 years at the University of Washington, leading a team focused on scholarship support for economically disadvantaged and underrepresented minority students, capital development, and student initiatives, including LGBT programs and support for student veterans.