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Welcoming Laurel Druke: Director of Finance and Operations at Saint Francis Foundation

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Laurel Druke

We are thrilled to announce the latest addition to the Saint Francis Foundation team, Laurel Druke, who has joined us as the Director of Finance and Operations. Laurel brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to innovative healthcare practices.

Her background exemplifies her passion for making a positive impact on society. Before joining us, Laurel spent nearly seven years at Beyond Differences, a nonprofit dedicated to ending social isolation and providing essential mental health resources to youth nationwide.

At Beyond Differences, Laurel played a pivotal role in various aspects of the organization, focusing on finance, operations, administration, and human resources. Her dedication to the nonprofit sector has been instrumental in fostering positive change in the lives of young individuals facing social isolation.

Prior to her impactful work in nonprofits, Laurel devoted six years to international education, showcasing her diverse skill set and commitment to global perspectives. Her educational journey includes a master’s in public administration from the University of San Francisco, as well as two bachelor’s degrees from Dominican University of California—one in business/accounting and the other in political science.

Laurel’s enthusiasm for continuous learning is evident in her active pursuit of knowledge. An avid learner, she brings a deep sense of purpose to her role, aligning seamlessly with the values and vision of Saint Francis Foundation.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Laurel is a passionate advocate for women and under-represented populations. Her dedication to healthcare access and politics reflects her truest passions. Additionally, she has been an active big sister in Big Brothers Big Sisters for three years, demonstrating her commitment to fostering positive relationships in the community.
Laurel and her husband have made Marin County their home, contributing to the vibrant local community. We are excited to have Laurel on board, and we look forward to the positive impact her leadership will bring to Saint Francis Foundation’s mission and vision.

Please join us in welcoming Laurel Druke to our team!