Megan Thomas Becomes President & CEO
In May of 2021, Megan Thomas was named President & CEO of Catalyst, succeeding Debbie McKeon. Megan brings more than 20 years of nonprofit and philanthropy experience to Catalyst, including previously serving as executive director of San Diego Coastkeeper where she built partnerships among the nonprofit, business, and public sectors to advance environmental goals across San Diego County. “Megan’s extensive experience building trusting relationships with a broad swath of our region’s social change ecosystem – from grassroots organizations, to the nonprofit community, to corporations and funders of all types – has proven to not just move Catalyst programs, but its members towards equitable solutions for our region,” reflected Catalyst board chair Warren Ruis. Read the full press announcement here.