Mitchell splits his time as program associate between the Initiative and Leichtag Foundation’s Philanthropy Department. Mitchell is responsible for planning and implementing all logistical details associated with outreach programs and events for the Initiative.
Prior to joining the MGSDII and Leichtag Foundation, and before managing earlier stages of the Initiative at the University of California, San Diego, he worked at the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties as a development associate. In this role he identified and devised strategies for cultivation of prospective donors, oversaw donor recognition, planned donor and membership events, and managed annual giving campaigns.
Mitchell holds a B.A. in Political Science from Point Loma Nazarene University.