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Lindsey Spindle

Executive Director, Jeff Skoll Group

Biography

Lindsey Spindle is Executive Director of The Jeff Skoll Group. Working for global change-maker and renowned entrepreneur Jeff Skoll, Spindle helps oversee and connect Mr. Skoll’s network of philanthropic, commercial, and personal interests. In addition, Spindle leads communications and reputation management activities for Mr. Skoll to ensure his full suite of impact activities are creatively promoted as a means to achieve a sustainable world of peace and prosperity.

Lindsey has dedicated her career to shaping progressive organizations and campaigns that improve people’s lives, particularly women and children. Before joining The Jeff Skoll Group, Lindsey was Chief Communications and Brand Officer of Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit focused on ending childhood hunger in America through its groundbreaking No Kid Hungry campaign. Under her leadership, The No Kid Hungry campaign won PR Week’s prestigious Non-Profit PR Campaign of the Year in 2015.

Before her time at Share Our Strength, Lindsey spent nearly 20 years in healthcare communication, policy and government relations working for some of the nation's most respected commercial and non-profit organizations.These include Georgetown University, Brookings, and Porter Novelli. Throughout her career, Lindsey has shaped major campaigns that curbed youth smoking by 30% in one year, increased patient safety through reduced medical errors, defended vaccine safety, and secured bipartisan Congressional funding for improving health care quality.

Lindsey was among the first class of girls to attend the Lawrenceville School outside of Princeton, New Jersey, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan. She's a fourth generation native Washingtonian turned Los Angeles transplant along with her husband and two children. Spindle currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the Next Generation Council of the Shoah Foundation.