About

Wendy is a Gala Consultant who is passionate about learning the missions of our nonprofit partners and seeing the success of fundraising efforts to support those missions.

Wendy has a strong background in Foundation Management and nonprofit consulting. Her career includes development for a family foundation based in Philadelphia, a case manager for The Marriott Foundation, and she ran the operations for several charities in Costa Rica. Pura vida!!

Wendy has worked with nonprofits of every size and type during her career, bringing enthusiasm and expertise to every interaction. She is a thorough listener; she's driven to find solutions, and she is a strong advocate for those who are making the world a happier place.

Wendy recently moved from her hometown of Philadelphia, to Denver, CO with her Goldendoodle, Duncan. She enjoys exploring the outdoors and a new city. She is an avid adventurer, Pilates teacher, and spends as much time as possible with her large family.

Testimonials

Kenzie Crow

THE GALA TEAM, SENIOR GALA CONSULTATNT

Wendy is like a secret weapon on our team, because she has personally planned fundraising events and been in charge of a family foundation. She is sharp, offers unique perspectives, and asks great questions. Our nonprofit partners appreciate her insights.

Margie Thirlby

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, READING PARTNERS COLORADO

WOW - [Wendy] is fantastic. She is so great at what she does and brings another level of professionalism and value to the nonprofit event industry. What I appreciated the most was how she made us feel heard and valued, while sharing ideas and recommendations in such a thoughtful way. We can't wait to work with [The Gala Team] this year.

Reggie Rivers

THE GALA TEAM, PRESIDENT

Wendy is smart, experienced and totally committed to the success of our nonprofit partners. I'm proud of the positive impact she has on our team and our community.

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