Richard J. Tofel 

Dick Tofel was the founding general manager (and first employee) of ProPublica from 2007-2012, and has been its president since 2013. He has responsibility for all of ProPublica’s non-journalism operations, including communications, legal, development, finance and budgeting, and human resources. Tofel is retiring from ProPublica in the Fall of 2021, and is launching a consultancy, Gallatin Advisory LLC.