Feather Houstoun is senior adviser to the Wyncote Foundation. Before joining the Wyncote Foundation, she was president of the William Penn Foundation.
Perhaps best known for her distinguished career in the public sector, she has worked at every level of government, serving as Pennsylvania's Secretary of Public Welfare, Treasurer of the State of New Jersey, and chief financial officer of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Houstoun is a regular columnist for Management Insights, a joint publication of Governing Magazine and the Ash Institute of Democratic Governance at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Prior to joining the Foundation, Houstoun was an executive with AmeriChoice and was a senior visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania.