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As We Grow to Serve the Fraternity, Zeta Beta Tau Foundation Welcomes New Staff

The Zeta Beta Tau Foundation proudly introduces the new dedicated individuals behind the scenes! Our staff are the driving force behind our organization. With diverse backgrounds and expertise, they bring a wealth of knowledge and passion to our mission. Please join us in welcoming these new faces to our team!

Sam Locke, Chief Development Officer, is a seasoned professional with a diverse background in fundraising and marketing. Sam holds two Bachelor’s degrees, one in political science and another in secondary education from Indiana University – Bloomington, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Wyoming, and a Master of Divinity from Christian Theological Seminary. Sam has served in senior fundraising roles at the Presbyterian Mission Agency, Hartford International University for Religion & Peace, Indiana Legal Services, and Bethany Theological Seminary. Having raised nearly a half-billion dollars for the organizations he has supported, Sam has led successful fundraising efforts and cultivated lasting relationships with donors and supporters.


Akiba Covitz, Ph.D., Executive Director of INtolerance, has served as the Associate Dean at Harvard Law School. He also taught undergraduates for many years in fields such as Constitutional Law and Political Theory. As a leader in educational technology, Akiba has led business development processes and strategy at numerous start-ups in the Ed Tech space, including being the founding Vice President of edX. He then moved to Academic Partnerships, where he was the Senior Vice President for Strategic Relationships. Akiba holds advanced degrees in political science from the University of Pennsylvania and law from Yale Law School.


Jennie Glinzak, Donor Engagement Manager, is an all-around fundraiser who emphasizes the importance of each step in a donor’s relationship with an organization. She previously held the roles of Development Officer at the Galapagos Conservancy and Manager, Donor Stewardship at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Jennie earned two Bachelor’s degrees in orchestral conducting and music education from Chapman University’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, followed by a Master's degree in arts management from American University.


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