Jeff Krentel

Jeff Krentel supports the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s monitoring, evaluation and learning systems and processes that facilitate organizational learning, strategic adaptation and philanthropic impact. Prior to joining the Foundation, Krentel worked for DAI where he was director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) of USAID’s Digital Frontiers Project. In this role, he was the lead MEL expert for a $74 million USAID project focused on integrating digital tools and approaches into agency programming in over 30 countries. Krentel also worked at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) as senior Planning, Learning, and Evaluation officer at the Institute’s Center for Applied Conflict Transformation, where he provided leadership on learning and evaluation practice to staff conducting peacebuilding programming in conflict zones around the world. Krentel holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Roanoke College and a master’s degree in public policy from George Mason University.