Founding Directors


Mundito Foundation was established by Richard Higgins and Margaret Graff in 2007 to amplify their charitable giving potential and share the fun with their friends.

Richard Higgins was educated at MIT (BS in Metallurgy) and Northwestern University (PhD in Materials Science).  His career was spent at University of Oregon (Professor of Physics) and Georgia Tech (Professor of Electrical Engineering, Director of Microelectronics Research Center).  Now retired, his activities as CEO of Mundito Foundation focus on due diligence, evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of potential partner organizations working around Atlanta and around the world.

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Outside Directors


Steve Landuyt
GreenSky Financial Services
Anne S. Emanuel
Professor of Law emerita, Georgia State University
Brent Huff
Invest Financial, retired

Margaret Graff was educated at DePaul University (BS in Physics) and University of Oregon (MS PhD in Physics).  Following six years in academic physics, she moved to financial planning (CFP ChFC CLU) and now has a private practice with Ameriprise Financial.  She is CFO and Secretary with Mundito and also handles relations with the fabulous Mundito donors. 

Directors Emeritus


Lynn Fountain
Georgia Tech Research Institute
Tom Murphy
Graduate student, Georgia State Department of Mental Health Counseling
Amalia Stephens
Fulton County Schools, Georgia Tech Language Institute, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer
Peter Vantine
Georgia Institute of Technology, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer
David Gittelman
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer