Daphne Rowe, Founder and President of Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors, has worked in philanthropy since 1981. She earned a master's degree in public policy from University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government, and holds a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. In the early 90's, she managed a multi-million dollar youth development initiative in Philadelphia for the William Penn Foundation. She then became a program officer at the Philadelphia Foundation and was subsequently named its very first director of donor services.
Prior to founding Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors, Daphne served as program officer for the 1957 Charity Foundation, a private family foundation. She previously served as trustee and chair for the Valentine Foundation and was a founding member of the Valentine Foundation's Visionary Leadership Fund, an endowment dedicated to strengthening the organizations that improve the lives of women and girls in the Greater Philadelphia region. She additionally served as executive director of SEI Investments' donor advised fund, The SEI Giving FundTM.
In addition to leading Pembroke, Daphne is a partner in The globalislocal FundTM, a partnership of individuals and family foundations leveraging their resources to create opportunities for the world's most vulnerable people. She serves on the Board of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, where she co-chairs the Member Services Committee.
Martha E. Morse, Senior Analyst, brings experience in grant making and governance to Pembroke's clients. She is a Harvard Law School graduate, and previously practiced as a corporate attorney, specializing in securities law and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Morse serves as the Executive Director of the Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation and sits on the boards of The Breakthrough Collaborative and the Acorn Club and also on the Grants Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. She has served on various additional non-profit boards, including The Agnes Irwin School, Living Beyond Breast Cancer and The Valentine Foundation, and was a founding member of the Valentine Foundation's Visionary Leadership Fund.
Sue Hone brings experience from both the nonprofit and investment management industry. Prior to joining Pembroke, she was a Program Coordinator with Home of the Sparrow where she managed several programs and was also responsible for the program administration, reporting and data collection. She also served on the Board of Directors for Wings for Success. Prior to working in the nonprofit sector, she spent 15+ years with Morgan Stanley Investment Management in client service. Her clients were primarily foundations, endowments and pension plans. She holds a degree in Economics from Fairfield University and holds a certificate in Principles of Fundraising from Villanova University in collaboration with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
Azuredee Webb joined Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors in 2017. As Grants Manager and Administrator for the Leo & Peggy Pierce Family Foundation and the David L. Klein, Jr. Foundation, Azuredee is responsible for processing grants, budgets, and providing technical assistance to grantees and program staff.
Prior to joining Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors, Azuredee spent five years working for the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, a grantmaker supporting arts and culture in the Greater Philadelphia area. There, she managed the Center's online application system, and worked closely with program directors to establish policies and procedures surrounding the application process.
Originally from Detroit, Azuredee loves exploring her new hometown. She holds a bachelor's degree in communication from Wayne State University.
Additionally, Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors has a team of strategic partners who provide investment, legal and accounting services.