Position: Donor Relations Manager
Hometown: Monterey, Indiana
Alma mater: Indiana University
Community Involvement: I am a member of the Junior League of Omaha. For the 2020-2021 year, I served as the Diversity and Inclusion Summit logistics coordinator. For the 2021-2022 year, I am serving as the Chair of a brand-new League fundraising event.
Interests: Hiking, volunteering, party planning, painting, travel, and exploring new food and drinks
What do you do?
I work with our staff and Advancement Team to help connect donors who are passionate about supporting our mission with opportunities to give. I help ensure we have great relationships with our donors and that we update them on the awesome work we are doing in the Omaha Community.
What do you love most about your job?
Two things: 1) Our supporters in the community. I love seeing the excitement our donors, board members, and volunteers have for the work College Possible is doing. 2) The team. We have such a great team of talented folks helping bring the mission to life here in Omaha. It is a joy to work with such a wonderful group of dedicated professionals.
What do you want to learn more about this year?
I am very interested in learning more about the pandemic’s impact on education and students’ paths to obtaining that college degree.
Why did you join College Possible?
I loved my college experience. It helped make me the person I am today.
I believe everyone deserves the opportunity to have this experience too and obtaining a degree can help open so many doors.”
I love that College Possible helps to support students by coaching them through the process of getting to and through college.