Aaron Hord is the Director, Project Play WNY at the Community Foundation. In this role, Aaron leads Project Play WNY, an initiative launched by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to ensure all children in Western New York have the opportunity to be active through sports and build physical literacy.
Prior to this role, Aaron spent three years working as Director of Client Relations at the Community Foundation, where he worked with clients to understand their philanthropic intentions, shared grant making opportunities which align with their objectives, built long-lasting relationships with clients and assisted them with their charitable planning. Previously, Aaron served as Vice President of Sales at Pointman, LLC, where he was responsible for hiring and overseeing the sales team, managing the business development pipeline and tracking performance metrics. Prior to that, Aaron served in local sales management roles including Dex Media, where he worked for a decade, managing integrated marketing campaigns and leading an inside sales team.
Aaron received his B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.