Founder and Senior Partner
Leading conversations through deep partnerships
Marcus Littles is a visionary leader, a sought-after thought partner, and an organizational strategist. He founded Frontline Solutions in 2005 to help Ford Foundation and other key partners determine the best use of a multibillion-dollar investment in Gulf Coast recovery after Hurricane Katrina. He has also served as an instrumental leader in directing philanthropic investment at the intersection of race and gender. He was integral in launching the Executives’ Alliance to Expand Opportunities for Boys and Men of Color, a network of over 40 national, regional and community foundations working together to redefine opportunity for boys and men of color, their families, and their communities.
In 2016, Marcus was named one of 25 Disruptive Leaders Who Are Working to Close Racial Opportunity Gaps by Living Cities. Prior to founding Frontline, Marcus worked for TCC Group, the Ford Foundation, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. A native of Mobile, AL, Marcus is a graduate of Auburn University. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Delaware.