Dietel Partners
Tory Dietel Hopps

TORY DIETEL HOPPS – MANAGING PARTNER

Tory manages several clients’ philanthropic portfolios and oversees all donor advised fund accounts. She works with the team to develop portfolio strategy, manages grantee relations and represents Dietel Partners in a variety of funder collaboratives.

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Elizabeth L. Dietel

ELIZABETH L. DIETEL – SENIOR PARTNER

In 2007 Betsy joined Bill and Tory in founding Dietel Partners. She manages a diverse grantmaking portfolio that is international and domestic in scope and works closely with multiple families on their philanthropic interests.

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Ren Dietel

REN DIETEL – SENIOR PARTNER

Ren joined Dietel Partners in 2012 to work directly with several clients to develop strategies and manage their philanthropic portfolios. She researches and conducts field scans of new interest areas, maintains ongoing relationships with grantee partners, and participates in various funder collaboratives.

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Tom Fry

TOM FRY – PARTNER

Tom brings over 20 years of professional experience to our team with expertise as an operator, investor, and advisor. His responsibilities include engaging clients on what’s possible with their philanthropic resources, advising grantees on building sustainable/impactful organizations, and advancing the field of social entrepreneurship.

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William Moore Dietel

WILLIAM MOORE DIETEL – OF COUNSEL

Bill launched Dietel Partners, a philanthropic consulting practice for donors and nonprofits in 2007 with offices in Virginia and Maine. He advises on philanthropic strategy, governance, and institutional strengthening.

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Meredith Morgan

YANNICK BIZIMANA — ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Yannick interned for Dietel Partners in the summer of 2016 and by the fall, took on the role of part-time assistant to the firm. He supports the team with various tasks ranging from planning travel to making sure the Maine office is well-stocked.

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Jane Gallagher

JANE GALLAGHER – PROGRAM OFFICER

Jane joined Dietel Partners in 2010. She manages clients’ grant portfolios, working closely with Betsy Dietel and Ren Dietel to assist with research, drafting proposals, reviewing reports and generally overseeing the grantmaking process.

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Brenda Peluso

CARLA KEEN – ADMINISTRATIVE & PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Carla Keen joined Dietel Partners in 2015 as a part-time administrative assistant supporting Ren Dietel in the Seattle Office. She helps with grantee research and report tracking, travel coordination and scheduling.

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Meredith Morgan

MEREDITH MORGAN – GRANTS MANAGER

Meredith joined Dietel Partners in 2015 as the Administrative & Program Assistant. In 2016, with the consolidation of administration functions to Maine, she was promoted to Grants Manager. Meredith is responsible for insuring the smooth administration of our ongoing grant making.

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Brenda Peluso

BRENDA PELUSO – DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Brenda joined Dietel Partners after a 20-year career with the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) where she honed her skills in operations, public policy, nonprofit management and compliance. Prior to joining MANP, Brenda taught high school math and science.

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Carol Pickering

CAROL PICKERING – PROGRAM OFFICER

Carol joined Dietel Partners in 2009 after a career path that took her through business and technology journalism and food businesses. Carol is responsible for various client program areas working most closely with Tory Dietel Hopps and Ren Dietel.

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