President, The Barra Foundation

Kristina (Tina) Wahl is the president of The Barra Foundation, a private foundation that invests in innovation in arts and culture, education, health and human services in the Greater Philadelphia region. Prior to joining Barra, Tina worked at The Pew Charitable Trusts as a program officer. She also served as managing director of marketing and development at the Transitional Work Corporation, which at one time was the largest urban transitional jobs program in the country. After graduating from La Salle University, where she played basketball and was a Pennsylvania finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, she joined the Vincentian Service Corps and served as a volunteer at Covenant House in New York City. She holds a master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Ms. Wahl has served on the board of trustees at La Salle University, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, and La Salle Academy, an elementary school for at-risk youth located in North Philadelphia.  She has been a member of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Campaign Cabinet and Villanova University’s Department of Public Administration Advisory Board. Currently, she serves on the boards of Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia and the Center for Health Care Strategies.