Brian Williams

Weingart Foundation
Chief Operating Officer

Brian Williams joined the Weingart Foundation in 2022 as the organization’s first Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O.) where he plays an instrumental role in driving Weingart’s innovation and operational excellence. Brian brings a wealth of expertise in corporate, entrepreneurial, and nonprofit leadership. 

Prior to joining Weingart, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Los Angeles Urban League where he was a key architect of their dramatic turnaround helping to rebuild and reestablish the esteemed 100-year-old civil rights and economic justice organization. Brian holds an M.B.A. from Yale School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy from Yale College.