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Ginny is an experienced development professional with a passion for Christian community development. She uses an asset based approach to help nonprofits build the organizational capacity and funding they need to further their mission. Through the power of stories, Ginny integrates fundraising, marketing, and community outreach methods to engage funders and build strategic partnerships.

Ginny believes that every person and institution has a role to play in making the world a better place and excels at fostering cross-sector partnerships. A bridge builder at heart, she has a knack for connecting suburban and urban collaborators in mutually beneficial and cross-cultural programs. Ginny keeps an eye to the bottom line, raising the funds needed for today and strengthening organizations for the future.

Ginny lives in Pittsburgh, PA where she loves to spend time spoiling her niece and nephews before giving them back to their parents.

GINNY’S ROLES:
● Interim Development Director
● Certified CCDA Trainer – 8 Key Components
● Program Developer and Strategist
● Community Organizer

GINNY’S SERVICES:
● Interim development leadership
● Comprehensive fundraising strategy and revenue generation
● Integrated fundraising, marketing, and community outreach campaigns
● Christian community development program development and evaluation
● AmeriCorps grant writing, staff training, member recruitment & training, and host site development
● Advocacy training

TYPE OF NONPROFITS SERVED:
● Urban Ministries
● Social Service Organizations
● Justice & Advocacy Organizations
● Churches
● Family & Church Foundations
● AmeriCorps State Offices, Programs, and Host Sites

EDUCATION:
Master of Public Policy & Management (MPPM), University of Pittsburgh
B.S. Leadership, La Roche College

EXPERIENCE:
● Board Member & Governance Committee Chair, Christian Community Development Association (CCDA)
● Policy & Development Director, Amachi Pittsburgh
● Advancement Director, Good Samaritan Ministries
● Emerging Leaders Cohort, Christian Community Development Association
● Founding Board Member, Human Refuge(e)
● Volunteer Resources Manager, The Pittsburgh Project
● Development & Volunteer Manager, North Hills Community Outreach
● AmeriCorps VISTA Program Manager, Delta State University

WORKSHOPS & RETREATS:
• Confronting Loneliness in the Christian Community Development Lifestyle
• Blessings & Brokenness in Seasons of Singleness
• Not Your Average Retreat: A Mostly Fun and Slightly Awkward Leadership Development Retreat for Singles

ENDORSEMENT:
“Ginny has repeatedly demonstrated a commitment to leadership that challenges the status quo. Her vast experience across the non-profit landscape has allowed us to address issues at all levels of our organization. We have seen her leadership in times of strategic planning and in times of the implementation of a plan. She brings a can do attitude that is infectious and a desire to work until the job is done. I can recommend her without hesitation as a professional who adds value to any organization that she serves.”
Pastor Wayne F. Younger, Cityview Covenant Church.