Akweta Bereal joined the Gary Sinise Foundation in November 2019 as the Director of External Relations and is responsible for the management, coordination, and strategic development of the Foundation’s external relationships. In this role, she works to strengthen and tailor engagement with GSF’s volunteer leadership. Akweta holds an MFA from Mills College and, before joining the team at GSF, held roles at the City of Hope National Medical Center, Caltech, and the University of Arizona. In those positions, she worked strategically to bolster donor stewardship, engagement and communication, and the management of advisory groups, boards, and volunteer committees.
She is honored to be a part of the Gary Sinise Foundation and feels privileged to support its mission, honor our veterans, first responders, and their families.