Acting Managing Director, Environment, Head of Montana Office
Todd Graham is the Acting Managing Director of The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation’s newly-created Environment program and Head of the foundation’s Montana office. In this role, he will launch and lead the Blank Family Foundation’s Environment program area, which will be focused on conservation and climate, and he will oversee the growth of the foundation’s Montana philanthropy.
Todd has more than 20 years of experience improving the ecological and financial performance of working ranches, having influenced the management of roughly nine million acres in the western United States. Through a combination of consulting, management and ownership, he has helped more than 25 ranches convert operations from more traditional practices toward conservation-oriented approaches that carried themselves financially. He brings a systems-based approach to the work, focusing on the joint improvement of the team, natural resources and the financial performance of lands under management. He has extensive experience in public lands grazing issues and has helped design and quantify the improvements of multiple wildlife habitat improvement projects.
Born and raised in Wyoming, Todd earned a bachelor’s degree in Rangeland Science from the University of Wyoming.