Kim Dennis is president and CEO of the Searle Freedom Trust, a grantmaking foundation established by the late Daniel C. Searle to support public policy research. She has served in this capacity since 1996. From 2001-05, Ms. Dennis also directed the National Research Initiative, a Searle-funded program of the American Enterprise Institute. Currently, Ms. Dennis serves as chairman of the board of Donors Trust, vice chairman of Donors Capital Fund, a trustee of the Earhart Foundation, a member of the board of the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation, and a director of PERC, the Property and Environment Research Center. She serves on the selection committee for the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership and the Hayek Book Prize. Ms. Dennis is a graduate of Bowdoin College. She lives in McLean, Virginia with her two children.