Marvin Webb joined Funders for LGBTQ Issues in May 2010. He is a strategic thought-partner building and managing effective systems, including finance, accounting, business planning, budgeting, compliance, human resources, talent management, employee engagement, information technology, administration, and the organization’s physical infrastructure. He is also involved in the strategic planning, evaluation and professional development initiatives, including helping define the process and implementation of infrastructure and systems needed to support agency growth and sustainability. Marvin stays connected to the field of nonprofit finance, human resources, and information technology through his membership to the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCCNY), and Movement Advancement Project’s CFO Network.
Previously, Marvin completed his MBA practicum as an intern in Human Resources at the international human rights organization Witness, and before that as the HR & Business Manager of a public relations firm in New York City. Marvin moved to New York City in 1989 to begin his 17-year career as a professional modern dancer. He danced the works of various choreographers, including Martha Graham, Doug Varone, Ralph Lemon, Ron Brown, and Liz Lerman.
A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Marvin received his BA from Creighton University, a Certificate in modern dance from the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, and his MFA, in modern dance, from New York University/Tisch School of the Arts. In 2011, Marvin received his MBA in Human Resources and Marketing from Baruch College/Zicklin School of Business. He is currently pursuing his MS in Accountancy at Southern New Hampshire University in an effort to sit for the CPA exam.
Marvin believes in making a big impact through smaller activities. He volunteered his time as a math tutor at Manhattan Day and Night School, as a kitchen worker at God’s Love We Deliver and Food & Friends, and a dog walker for Brooklyn Animal Rescue Coalition. He previously served on the board of Dance Films Association, a catalyst for the production, presentation, and preservation of dance on camera. Currently, he is on the board of CenterLink, the community of 200+ LGBT Centers.
Marvin lives in Bethlehem, PA with his husband George.