Rebecca joins the Institute with fifteen years of nonprofit experience, most recently at The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), an education and family engagement organization. She held multiple development roles during her tenure there, most recently as Director of External Affairs where she led revenue generation from prominent foundation and corporate funders as well as federal and state funders. Prior to her time at NCFL, Rebecca held development roles at Teach for Kentucky, Indiana University Southeast, and Vanderbilt University.
As the Institute’s first Director of Foundation and Corporate Giving, Rebecca will work to build upon an impressive base of existing funding and grow institutional philanthropy. Rebecca will work collaboratively with senior leadership, researchers and staff to develop the strategy and tactics to successfully identify, cultivate, solicit, steward, and report on contributions that advance the Institute’s mission, while serving as an internal subject matter expert on foundation and corporate relations throughout the organization. Rebecca will report to the Vice President of Development, Everett Poisson.
About The Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation
The Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank dedicated to improving the world through disruptive innovation. Founded on the theories of Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, the Institute offers a unique framework for understanding many of society’s most pressing issues around education, healthcare, and economic prosperity. The Institute works to influence the way policymakers, community leaders, and innovators address these problems by distilling and promoting the transformative power of Disruptive Innovation.
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