Tanise Chung-Hoon was appointed as managing director for LDS Philanthropies in August 2013. Her responsibilities include oversight for fundraising to support all First Presidency approved priorities, including higher education and specific Church programs.
Prior to her assignment as managing director, Tanise was serving as the executive director of development for LDS Philanthropies BYU. She managed all development functions and fundraising activities related to the university.
Before coming to BYU, Tanise worked for seven years at UVU, including roles as assistant dean for development in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, assistant athletic director for Student Services and assistant Women’s Basketball Coach.
Tanise received her B.S. in finance from BYU Marriott, her M.Ed. from the University of Utah, and her Ph.D. in educational leadership and foundations with an emphasis in organizational strategy and philanthropy from BYU.
She and her Husband, Kaiwi, have three children and three grandchildren. She enjoys learning, reading, family activities, technology and sports.