President & CEO
Tamara Craver is Reality Changers’ new President and Chief Executive Officer. Craver has over 20 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising and executive leadership. She begins her new leadership role on August 1, 2019, succeeding Interim Executive Director and Board Chair, Kimberley Phillips Boehm. “We are thrilled to have such an accomplished leader in college access as the next CEO of Reality Changers,” Boehm said. “Tamara is a passionate advocate for first-generation college students.”
Tamara Craver brings an enviable range of abilities as a fundraiser and executive. During her 12 years as Director of The Posse Foundation, Los Angeles, Craver built the office from a small staff and budget to the second largest office within the Posse Foundation. Under her leadership, the Los Angeles office dramatically increased the number of students it prepared for and then mentored through its ten partner colleges and universities. In addition to leading a successful office, Craver increased the annual revenue from $700K to over $2.5M per year. She established enduring relationships with partner colleges across the nation.
Prior to her role with Posse, Craver served as Director of Development and Communications for Torrance South Bay YMCA and as Director, Social Markets for the American Heart Association, Western States Affiliates.