The Arabella Advisors philanthropic consulting company announced the departure of chief executive officer Sampriti Ganguli earlier this month, saying that chief revenue officer Rick Cruz will become its first president and manage day-to-day operations and that it will announce a new CEO next year. The powerful, progressive consultancy operates several “dark-money” groups that engage in politics and advocacy.
Last November, in what appeared to be a challenging interview with The Atlantic’s Emma Green, the outgoing Ganguli sought to maintain that she believes in and Arabella maintains a proper distinction between charity and politics.
Nobody asked us, but below is an earnestly compiled (merely alphabetical) list of potential candidates for Arabella’s CEO role.
Bill de Blasio