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Gary Ford

Interim Executive Director

As a member of the Synergos Board for almost a decade, including on our Executive Committee and as Chair of the Board Finance Committee, Gary is a wonderful advocate for our organization. Gary is also a member of the Synergos Global Philanthropists Circle, particularly active in efforts around climate change. Importantly, he has deep experience in philanthropy and inclusive, sustainable development, having served as CEO and Board Chair of MCE Social Capital, a nonprofit impact investing firm.


Gary also serves on the board of Untapped-Global, a company that provides accessible financing for small businesses that drive growth in developing markets, such as electric mobility, water distribution, and sustainable agriculture and energy companies.


When actively practicing law, Gary served as ERISA Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, as General Counsel to the federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and as Managing Principal of Groom Law Group in Washington, D.C.


Gary received his A.B., magna cum laude, from Harvard University, and his J.D. from Boston University. Gary lives with his wife Nancy Ebb in Bethesda, MD.