Director Robin Powell Mandjes

Robin Powell Mandjes has been a board member of The Community Builders, Inc. since February 2019. In her current role of principal of Powell Mandjes Associates, she advises corporate, non-profit and academic organizations in the areas of strategy development, fundraising and external constituency development.

In prior roles, Mandjes served as executive director of MLK Boston, a project in partnership with the City of Boston; served on the leadership team, as director of constituency development, of AT&T Broadband's Northeast Region, the third-largest cable cluster in the United States with revenues of over $1.5 billion; managed client relationships for The Partnership, an organization dedicated to increasing the representation of African Americans in positions of leadership, influence and decision-making in Boston; and spent more than a decade building and managing a diverse, global client base on behalf of financial institutions in New York, at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company and Security Pacific Merchant Bank, and in Boston, at BankBoston. Mandjes is a trustee of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, a marine science research facility, and a member of the supervisory board of the ICCO Cooperation, a Dutch NGO dedicated to securing sustainable livelihoods for farmers. She has served as a trustee of Williams College; an overseer of the Museum of Fine Arts and the New England Aquarium; a board member of Artists for Humanity; and as vice chair of the board of the Harvard-affiliated Judge Baker Children’s Center.

Mandjes earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Williams College and a Master of Business Administration from Tuck Business School at Dartmouth College.