Yurie Ann Cho manages day-to-day operations for the Program Department at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, ensuring effective operational activities and coordination with other Foundation departments. Cho oversees the programs budget and contracts, administers policies, procedures, and compliance, and supports grantmaking, staff development, and departmental initiatives. She drives continuous improvement by working with various staff across the organization to identify and implement solutions to help the department operate more successfully and efficiently. Prior to joining the Foundation, Cho worked as an operations management professional in the financial and nonprofit sectors. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications at the University of California, Berkeley.