LaTresse SneadAt Large Board Member
LaTresse Snead is the Chief Executive Officer of Bonsai Leadership Group. She has more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and business sectors and a reputation for being bold, authentic, and transparent. As Birkman Certified Consultant, Certified Executive Coach and BoardSource Certified Board Consultant, she helps nonprofit executives cultivate inclusive, dynamic and high performing teams to succeed in an increasingly complex workplace. She is passionate about environmental justice and a vocal champion of equity and inclusion in outdoor spaces.
She most recently served as chief program officer of the National Park Foundation (NPF), driving awareness and engagement in the national parks system while overseeing more than $55 million in program investments to protect its wildlife, history, and culture. Prior to the National Park Foundation, LaTresse spent seven years at The Nature Conservancy. She began her career there as global director of volunteer programs and community outreach and went on to become global director of the Healthy Cities program, leading an all-remote team of scientists, fundraisers, environmental educators and communications professionals in developing global solutions to the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change. She has also held leadership positions at the American Red Cross, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
LaTresse earned a master’s in Public Administration with an emphasis in Nonprofit Administration from Georgia State University and a bachelor’s in Black Studies from San Francisco State University. She and her family currently reside in the Washington, D.C. metro area.