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Maxwell King

President & CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation; Author of "The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers"

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 Maxwell King Biography

Maxwell King's four-decade career includes the presidencies of two of the country’s largest philanthropies and the editorship of one of its most influential daily newspapers.

King joined The Pittsburgh Foundation, with assets of more than $1 billion, in 2014 as president and CEO.

His strong advocacy for including vulnerable groups – at least 30 percent of the region’s population – in the benefit streams of a resurgent Pittsburgh anchors a signature organizing principle, 100 Percent Pittsburgh. In addition, King is expanding the Foundation’s investment in its Center for Philanthropy, which combines the charitable passions of donors with expert program staff and grantees to improve lives in the Pittsburgh region.

Before that, King served for two years as director of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Westmoreland County.

As president of the Pittsburgh-based Heinz Endowments from 1999 to 2008, he led the disbursement of about $500 million in grants to projects, organizations and initiatives primarily in western Pennsylvania.

From 1990 to 1998, King was editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer. During that period, the Inquirer was recognized by Time magazine as one of the five best newspapers in America.

In 2018 he released The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers.

King has served on boards and committees for many national and regional organizations, including the national Council on Foundations which he led as the first chair of its Ethics and Practices Committee and then as chair of the full board from 2006 to 2008.

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The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

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Maxwell King

President & CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation; Author of "The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers"

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Maxwell King Biography

Maxwell King's four-decade career includes the presidencies of two of the country’s largest philanthropies and the editorship of one of its most influential daily newspapers.

King joined The Pittsburgh Foundation, with assets of more than $1 billion, in 2014 as president and CEO.

His strong advocacy for including vulnerable groups – at least 30 percent of the region’s population – in the benefit streams of a resurgent Pittsburgh anchors a signature organizing principle, 100 Percent Pittsburgh. In addition, King is expanding the Foundation’s investment in its Center for Philanthropy, which combines the charitable passions of donors with expert program staff and grantees to improve lives in the Pittsburgh region.

Before that, King served for two years as director of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Westmoreland County.

As president of the Pittsburgh-based Heinz Endowments from 1999 to 2008, he led the disbursement of about $500 million in grants to projects, organizations and initiatives primarily in western Pennsylvania.

From 1990 to 1998, King was editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer. During that period, the Inquirer was recognized by Time magazine as one of the five best newspapers in America.

In 2018 he released The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers.

King has served on boards and committees for many national and regional organizations, including the national Council on Foundations which he led as the first chair of its Ethics and Practices Committee and then as chair of the full board from 2006 to 2008.

Maxwell King Videos

  • Threshold Lecture – The Good Neighbor: Fred Rogers through the ...
    Oct 11, 2018 ... ... this Threshold Series presentation is a conversation, featuring Maxwell King, author of the new Fred Rogers biography “The...
  • Maxwell King and Ken Gormley: Closing message and invitation to ...
    President and CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation Maxwell King provides closing remarks at The First Amendment for the Twenty-First Century ...
  • Welcome from Maxwell King: First Amendment in the 21st Century ...
    A welcome message from Maxwell King, president and CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation, at the opening of first day of the First Amendment in ...

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  • How much does it cost to book Maxwell King?

    Booking fees for Maxwell King, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Maxwell King, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Maxwell King?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Maxwell King for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Maxwell King for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Maxwell King or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Maxwell King or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Maxwell King is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Maxwell King for your event is available upon request. Maxwell King generally travels from Pittsburgh, PA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dan Negroni, Donna Orender, Jean Case, Emily Bazelon and Linda Fisher Thornton. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Maxwell King for an upcoming event.

Maxwell King Speaker Videos

  • Threshold Lecture – The Good Neighbor: Fred Rogers through the ...
    Oct 11, 2018 ... ... this Threshold Series presentation is a conversation, featuring Maxwell King, author of the new Fred Rogers biography “The Good Neighbor: ...
    Maxwell King and Ken Gormley: Closing message and invitation to ...
    President and CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation Maxwell King provides closing remarks at The First Amendment for the Twenty-First Century ...
  • Welcome from Maxwell King: First Amendment in the 21st Century ...
    A welcome message from Maxwell King, president and CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation, at the opening of first day of the First Amendment in ...

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