Meet the Long Beach Forward team

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Khalil Zeigler

Khalil Zeigler (He/Him/His) serves as Development Manager, nurturing relationships with individual donors, being a leader in the fundraising efforts, and being a steward of Long Beach Forward's Culture of Philanthropy. 


Hailing from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Khalil graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a major in English Writing. For the past few years, he has spent his time working as an advocate for the arts and independent filmmakers of color. During this time, he curated, produce, and marketed over 150 free and educational arts programs, including a virtual Pan-African film festival in 2020.


He is a new resident of Long Beach, spending his time balancing work, life, and pursuing his MBA at Chapman University. During his free time, he enjoys reading poetry and fantasy fiction, running, video games, and anime.