Brian D. Ford

Brian D. Ford

Chief of Staff

Brian Ford serves as chief of staff for the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE). He joined the NEFE team full time in 2021. In addition to supporting the president and CEO, Ford oversees strategic planning, executive operations and board governance.

Before joining NEFE, Ford served as director of development for a local nonprofit in Greensboro, N.C., where he led efforts in developing and implementing the organization’s first comprehensive strategic plan. Prior to that, he served as project manager and strategy consultant at Credo LLC in the areas of strategic planning, presidential coaching, leadership retreat facilitation, board development and education, and fundraising strategies for their partner institutions. His higher education experience stems from his time spent on campuses across the southern U.S. in student affairs, enrollment management and university advancement. Ford has additional experience with training and development for students, faculty and staff; presenting at local, state and national conferences; and planning large scale events. Ford graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and an M.Ed. from Clemson University. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, practicing and teaching yoga, and spending as much time as possible with his fur children, Wilson and Lily.

Corporate Contact Info

National Endowment for Financial Education
1550 Market Street, Suite 475
Denver, CO 80202

Telephone:  303-741-6333

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