About The Fuller Foundation

A rich heritage of helping generous supporters invest in Fuller Seminary’s mission

The Fuller Foundation was founded in 1987 to provide support for Fuller’s students, faculty, educational programs, and facilities.
For more than 30 years, the foundation has played a key role in supporting the seminary and helping generous donors give to advance Fuller’s mission.

The foundation provides professional philanthropic services to simplify the complexities of giving so individuals and families can experience the joy that comes from supporting the seminary. The foundation’s services include the following:

+Estate Planning
+Gift Planning
+Investment Management
+Fuller Endowment


How You Can Reach Us

Please contact us to learn more about how we can help you make a legacy gift to advance Fuller’s mission.

The Fuller Foundation
385 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 250
Pasadena, CA 91101

P 626-792-3232
F 626-792-3456
E info@thefullerfoundation.org

The Fuller Foundation Team


Brent Assink

Executive Director

Brent Assink is chief of philanthropy of Fuller Seminary and executive director of The Fuller Foundation. He oversees all fundraising programs in support of the mission of Fuller and ensures a stable and growing philanthropic base for the seminary’s global ministry. Brent is responsible for growing the seminary’s assets through planned gifts, new gifts to the Fuller Endowment, and effective investment management. Prior to joining Fuller, he served for 18 years as executive director of the San Francisco Symphony, recognized as one of the world’s most innovative and successful orchestras. His long tenure at the San Francisco Symphony included managing a budget of nearly $75 million while working closely with the institution’s 80-member Board of Governors. A hallmark of Brent’s tenure was the Symphony’s Second Century Campaign, which raised over $140 million in new endowment and program support, well exceeding its original goal of $100 million.


Dan Cooper, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Dan Cooper oversees the accounting, finance, tax, and compliance responsibilities for The Fuller Foundation’s investment funds. Prior to joining the foundation, he was chief financial officer for the YMCA. As CFO, he provided leadership for the financial turnarounds of two YMCA associations.

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Todd B. Derrick

Director of Estate Planning Services

Todd Derrick joined The Fuller Foundation in 1998 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in gift planning, estate planning, and investment management for individuals and families. He draws on 25 years of experience to help donors achieve their philanthropic goals through individualized financial and estate planning. He is committed to empowering clients to create a lasting legacy through their giving.


Toni Krabill

Director of Charitable Impact

Toni Krabill leads the marketing, communications, and engagement strategy for the The Fuller Foundation’s gift planning, estate planning, and investment management services, and develops resources to empower individuals and families to make an impact through their philanthropy. Prior to joining the foundation, she was associate dean of the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Seminary.

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Evan Pan, CFA

Chief Investment Officer

Evan Pan oversees asset allocation, risk management, trading and sourcing, and identifying and selecting of managers for The Fuller Foundation’s investment funds. From 2009 to 2014 he was director of investments, public markets, for the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) endowment where he oversaw the fund’s public markets portfolio, investment strategy, asset allocation, and risk management. Prior to this he was an investment associate and senior currency trader at Dimensional Fund Advisors, and spent nine years at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), where he was a vice president within the Global Fixed Income portfolio management group and worked overseas in PIMCO’s Sydney, Singapore, and Tokyo offices.