Regan Gruber Moffitt, J.D.
As vice president at the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (WRF), Regan Gruber Moffitt is responsible for supporting a high-functioning program team that is equipped, empowered, and entrusted to effectively carry out WRF’s mission and strategic plan. She also helps the Foundation proactively identify and support activities to achieve the Moving the Needle goals to increase prosperity and strengthen the nonprofit infrastructure in the state of Arkansas.
Regan joined the Foundation in 2009 after practicing law with Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. In addition to her legal experience, Regan has worked extensively in policy and education. She has experience with the Texas legislature, working on community college issues with the Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education and on K–12 education issues as a Legislative Aide for Representative Rick Hardcastle.
In Arkansas, Regan served as a legal extern for the Education Committee of the Arkansas House of Representatives. As an educator, she taught ESL mathematics with Teach for America for two years in Houston and authored a pre-Algebra computer-based textbook. She has been recognized for her academic achievements and community service with a number of awards, including the Robert Sarver Award for Outstanding Leadership, Citizenship, Scholarship, and Character by a Graduate Student; three President’s Awards for the Pulaski County Bar Association; an Arkansas Young Lawyers Section Achievement Award; and an Arkansas Bar Association Golden Gavel Award. In 2010, she was selected to two prestigious leadership programs, the Hull Fellows program of the Southeastern Council of Foundations and the LeadAR program.
Regan is active in a number of philanthropic and community organizations. Currently, Regan serves as a board member for Southeastern Council of Foundations, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, and the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Pulaski County. Regan is on the steering committee for Workforce matters, and she is a member of the Public Policy Committee for the Council on Foundations and the Southeastern Council of Foundations.
She is a founding member of the Little Rock Chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) and has served in recent years as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Pulaski County Bar Association, the President of the Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers, the Chair of the Lawyers for Literacy Committee of the Arkansas Bar Association, and a board member of the Wildcat Foundation.
She earned her BA from Wellesley College, her MA in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at Austin, and her JD with High Honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law. She and her husband Brandon are proud parents of two young children.