Summary

I have spent the last decade working to further the missions of academic, international development and human rights nonprofit organizations as an attorney, fundraiser, and executive. During this time I have continuously evaluated and restructured major gifts, foundations, and planned giving operations while creating strategic management plans to increase organizational efficiency and mission effectiveness. My experience with leading multi-national nonprofit organizations has allowed me to develop a deep understanding of the social justice, reproductive rights, international development, and human rights landscape in the United States and abroad and form strong connections within the legal and nonprofit sectors. I received my Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in nonprofit management from New York University and law degree from New York Law School.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Assistant Vice President of Development

New York Law School
Apr 2008 - Jan 2009

Director of Major and Planned Gifts

New York Law School
As Director of Major and Planned Gifts I work to increase giving to NYLS from both alums and friends of the school through a variety of channels including the web and as part of a donor's estate plans.
Aug 2007 - Apr 2008

Partnership Development and Online Organizing

Malaria No More
Establish strategic partnerships and business development opportunities with corporations, civic groups, and other non-governmental organizations to increase awareness of malaria as a global health crisis and increase international funding of malaria control. Also promote Malaria No More across social networking and other web platforms to engage and educate our supporters.
Sep 2006 - Aug 2007

Director of Development

Millennium Promise and Malaria No More
Implement and direct all aspects of international fundraising program for Millennium Promise and Malaria No More including $100M Millennium Village campaign, $40M Promise to End Poverty Campaign, and aggressive bed net fundraising campaign. Regularly close $1.5M+ gifts and work closely with Communications and Program Departments on international donor cultivation and solicitation events.
Feb 2006 - Sep 2006

Director of Major Gifts

Directed all major gift activities for annual fund and capital campaign. Directed a staff of eight people in New York and California. Drafted strategic plans for both programmatic and budget activities.
Oct 2004 - Feb 2006

Senior Development Officer - East

Responsible for major gifts fundraising in the Eastern portion of the United States for both annual fund and comprehensive campaign.
Feb 2004 - Oct 2004

Manager of International Giving

Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Managed fundraising activities for Planned Parenthood Federation of America's international direct service and international public policy programs.
May 2002 - Feb 2004

Planned Giving Specialist

Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Assisted in the management of $13M planned giving program that included bequests, charitable gift annuities, and pooled income funds. Prepared financial reports for filing, coordinated state audits, and presented at national conferences on planned giving best practices.
Mar 2000 - Apr 2002

Assistant Corporation Counsel

New York City Law Department
Attorney with the Special Federal Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department. Litigated civil rights cases in federal court from inception to trial or settlement.

Education

Education
2002 - 2005

M.P.A.

New York University
NYU Public Interest Scholar 2002-2005
1996 - 1999

J.D.

New York Law School
1992 - 1996

B.A.

Brandeis University
1988 - 1992

Horace Greeley High School