Ricardo DeLeon

Ricardo DeLeon

Chief Financial Officer

Ricardo is the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.  As CFO, Ricardo’s responsibilities include oversight of finance and accounting functions, compliance and risk management and monitoring of the Foundation’s endowment.

Ricardo has extensive financial management experience, including key positions in nonprofit and corporate organizations.  Prior to joining the Foundation in 2023, Ricardo served as Chief Financial Officer of the Los Angeles LGBT Center.  Earlier in his career, Ricardo spent over 25 years at Procter & Gamble where he had multiple roles of increasing responsibility.

Ricardo has served on several boards of directors for national and regional nonprofits as well as long been an active volunteer in his local community.

A graduate of Princeton University, Ricardo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology as well as an MBA from Washington University, St. Louis.