Margaret Richardson, former director of Trust & Safety for Services at Apple, has joined GoFundMe, the online fundraising site, as chief corporate affairs office.
She will be responsible for building and leading GoFundMe’s corporate affairs team consisting of government relations, public policy, and corporate communications. Richardson will join the company’s executive team, reporting to and working closely with CEO Tim Cadogan.
At Apple, Richardson oversaw initiatives focused on personal safety, account integrity, and content standards. She has spent the last six years helping fast-growing technology companies scale and operate responsibly in current and new markets.
Prior to Apple, Richardson held senior leadership positions at Airbnb for four years, guiding the company through regulatory changes by partnering with governments and community-based organizations in more than 220 countries and regions around the world. Prior to Richardson’s private-sector work, she served as Chief of Staff and Counselor to Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., in the U.S. Department of Justice for over six years.