Marvin Webb joined Funders for LGBTQ Issues as Office Manager in May 2010. He was promoted to Director of Operations and Member Services in January 2012. In his membership services capacity he works on strengthening and broadening the content and work of Funders for LGBTQ Issues by developing and implementing a range of collaborative projects and resources; responding to member requests for assistance and information; and directing Funders for LGBTQ Issues recruitment and retention strategies. In his operations capacity, he oversees the administrative and financial activities, human resources and operations of the organization.
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 has 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, and his MFA, in modern dance, from New York University. In 2011, Marvin received his MBA in Human Resources and Marketing from Baruch College. Marvin believes in making a big impact through smaller activities. He volunteers his time as a math tutor at Manhattan Day and Night School and as a kitchen worker at God’s Love We Deliver. He recently joined the board of Dance Films Association.