Stuart BurdenStuart Burden
Executive Director, Family Engagement and Governance

About Stuart

Stuart Burden is an Executive Director in the Family Engagement and Governance Group at J.P. Morgan Wealth Management.

Stuart has three decades of experience as a philanthropic advisor and a grantmaker, serving private, corporate and community foundations. In his current role, he leads the Group's philanthropy pillar.

Stuart consults with clients to advise them on building a framework to protect their wealth and how it can make a positive impact as part of a meaningful legacy. He has a passion for connecting people with the resources, individuals and organizations that are testing innovative approaches. His clients know him to be creative, strategic and a problem solver.

Before transitioning with his team to J.P. Morgan, Stuart was at First Republic Private Wealth Management in a similar role. Previously, he served as Vice President of corporate and Foundation Relations at Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Earlier, he held senior positions at Levi Strauss & Co/Levi Strauss Foundation and the Ford Foundation.

Stuart developed a valuable international perspective as Senior Program Director at the MacArthur Foundation. He acquired his grounding in philanthropy as a Senior Consultant at Monitor Institute (now Monitor Deloitte), an organization that combines industry insights with corporate, technology and transformation strategy capabilities.

A graduate of Stanford University, where he earned a B.A., Stuart also holds an M.H.S. from The Johns Hopkins University. He demonstrates community involvement by serving on the National Advisory Board for The Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University.

A resident of San Francisco, Stuart enjoys Yoga and is an avid bicyclist.


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