Kevin L. Hagan brings over 25 years of executive leadership and management experience in national and global nonprofits, government, and the private sector to the PAN Foundation. As president and chief executive officer (CEO), Kevin leads the PAN Foundation’s strategy and oversees the organization’s growing safety net programs and advocacy initiatives.
Prior to his appointment as president and CEO, Kevin served as the founder, executive chairman, and CEO of Thrive Impact from 2018-2021, a consulting firm that helps nonprofit organizations by supporting their leadership teams in the areas of organizational strategy, leadership and governance, and revenue diversification.
Before founding Thrive Impact, Kevin led significant growth and transformation efforts for several highly respected national and international nonprofits, serving as CEO of the American Diabetes Association from 2015-2017, president and CEO of Feed the Children from 2012-2015, and chief operating officer of Good360 from 2009-2012.
At the American Diabetes Association, Kevin guided the organization in the creation of a new strategic plan framework and launched a new operational model that helped monetize their intellectual property through business divisions focused on consumer programs, products, and professional services. During his tenure at Feed the Children, Kevin defined a new international and domestic strategy, introduced new programming, and launched an advocacy program office that quickly became respected in the domestic and international hunger relief field.
Prior to his nonprofit service, Kevin served as head of public affairs and communications and oversaw philanthropic efforts for U.S. Foods, North America’s second largest food distributor. He joined U.S. Foods after more than a decade of national-level management roles at the United States Postal Service.
Kevin is also active on the board of directors for multiple nonprofit organizations and universities. He currently serves as board chair of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and as a director of the American Association of Mediators and the Mercer University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Alumni Board. He previously served on the board of directors for the National Health Council, World Neighbors, and the Academy of Hope Public Charter School.
Kevin holds a master’s degree in international affairs from American University and undergraduate degrees in political science, history, and German from Mercer University.