Retired Chief Executive Officer, Sobrato Family Foundation
Rick Williams is the former CEO of the Sobrato Family Foundation and the founder and President of Realize Consulting Group.
Rick was the Director of the Asset Funders Network and the National Programs Director of the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation. Rick served as the Deputy Director of the Santa Clara County Mental Health Department and as an executive in several nonprofit organizations.
Rick is the Board Chair of Pivotal, the largest foster youth serving organization in Silicon Valley. Previously, Rick served as the Board Chair of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, and as a Board Member of Northern California Grantmakers, the National Council of Family Philanthropy, Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Silicon Valley Law Foundation, and Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO).
Prior to joining the Board of Directors Rick served on the Third Sector Advisory Board.
Mr. Williams holds a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University and Washington State University.