Chief Operating Officer
Aaron Samulcek is Chief Operating Officer at Victory Fund and Victory Institute and is responsible for the day-to-day operational and financial leadership of the organization. Aaron has nearly two decades of non-profit management experience, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer and Interim President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Great Plains. In this role, Aaron successfully led the financial turnaround of the organization and the expansion from a two-state $7m operation to a four-state $20m sustainable affiliate.
Aaron’s has dedicated his career to promoting social justice, health access, and equality across the United States and internationally by leading progressive, forward-thinking organizations through transformational change and significant periods of growth. He has held leadership positions at various healthcare, university and social justice organizations. At the NYU Child Study Center, he oversaw finance and operations, and led the development and execution of the organization’s largest expansion in its history. As Senior Finance Director of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Aaron oversaw the national budgeting and planning processes, served as Treasurer of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, which oversees the political and advocacy efforts, and led the Finance Division to support the advancement of PPFA’s strategic initiatives and programs.
Aaron holds a Master’s in Public Administration from New York University, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Benedictine College.