Michael Johnston is Chief Philanthropic Advisor for Daniel Lubetzky and President of the Lubetzky Family Foundation and The KIND Foundation, where he focuses on empathy building through initiatives like Starts With Us, Empatico, and OneVoice. Previously, Michael served as President/CEO of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford and CEO of the United Way of Western Connecticut. He also spent 20+ years working in public and asset backed finance. Michael has served on the boards of numerous nonprofit organizations. His experience as an “end of life doula” informs his thinking on why declining empathy is a great societal challenge.