Community foundation additions
The Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County added two new staff members recently.
Thomas Harrington is the new director of grant services, and Jim Hillebrandt is the director of donor services.
Harrington works to connect the community with grants and other resources. Harrington earned the Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management through the Florida Association of Nonprofits and has taught certification workshops for nonprofit professionals.
Hillebrandt meets and interacts with potential and current fund holders within the Community Foundation. He helps businesses and individuals establish and grow philanthropic activities.
Before joining the Foundation, Hillebrandt was the president and CEO of Heico Wire Group for 17 years before retiring in 2018. He was also the former director of operations for ClosetMaid in Ocala.