Tucker Johnson

Assistant Director of Donor Advised & Grants Services

Tucker is responsible for assisting the grants team by helping to collect and process information on CAF America grantees. Tucker graduated Cum Laude from the University of Utah with a B.S. degree in Political Science and International Studies. Tucker is fluent in the Spanish language, a skill he developed through his time working with community outreach programs directed at Spanish speaking populations in the US. Prior to his employment at CAF America, Tucker worked at the International Rescue Committee, where he was responsible for assisting the organization in resettling refugees from around the world. His professional experience also includes working with a marketing firm where he helped businesses to increase their customer base.

Tucker Johnson is certified in Anti-Money Laundering (AML/CFT) by the Society of Tax and Estate Professionals (STEP)

What inspires me to do what I do
I find inspiration through trying to be a part of something that is bigger than myself. In the past I have worked with refugee populations that had recently arrived to the United States. The ability to work with these groups, or any charity, keeps me motivated to work towards improving the lives of other people that are in need.

Likes
Travel, camping, river rafting, trying new foods and (occasionally) running.

Random Fact about me
I worked as a river guide in the Grand Canyon for a few years.

Slogan for Life
He who knows best knows how little he knows” –Thomas Jefferson

Guilty Pleasure
I have been known to binge on Netflix.

A person I would love to meet
I would love to have a conversation with the journalist, Anderson Cooper.

Something someone would be surprised to know about me
I have moved over fifteen times in my life to six US states and five different countries.

If I won a million dollars
I would pay off any remaining student debt and then spend six months biking across Japan.

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