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Development Operations

Margaret Reed

Margaret is excited to support the Development Operations team by ensuring data and integrity for us to support a smooth and refreshing process for our donors. As the Stewardship and Data Entry Administrator, Margaret passionately assists with a number of tasks that strengthen systems and processes for the entire team. For over a decade, Margaret […]
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Sarah Jeske

As the Director of Development Operations, Sarah has the opportunity to collaborate across the organization to ensure grant deliverables are in alignment with the strategic plan and core values of who we are. This allows us to stay true to our mission while funding the important work of our partners, ultimately supporting the efforts of […]
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Brianna Briggs

Bri loves that her job revolves around all things “tree” at Plant With Purpose. Day-to-day, this looks like researching tree-funding opportunities, writing proposals and reports, and sharing partner farmers’ inspiring stories of incorporating trees into their farms and income streams. Bri’s favorite parts of the job are collaborating with her peers and wrangling words, as […]
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Eden Delavara

As the Donor Engagement Specialist, Eden administratively oversees Vision Trips and supports regional representatives as they cultivate relationships with our donors and supporters. She is very passionate about the holistic core mission of Plant with Purpose and loves contributing to the efficiency of organizational systems. Through cross-cultural internships with Operation Mobilization Costa Rica, Serge, and […]
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Ellen Davis

With a background in grant writing, Ellen now works to equip our grant writers as well as build out a team and administrative systems to support our regional representatives. She enjoys working on a variety of projects that ultimately connect our major donors more deeply to the work and mission of Plant With Purpose. Previously, Ellen worked as […]
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Ari Burcombe

Ari works closely with our development team to analyze data and inform future strategic fundraising decisions. She takes on tasks involving donation management, fundraising data analytics, and connecting donors with our team. Ari is a creative and action-oriented team member who is excited about research, consulting, and the development of our donor partnerships.  Ari graduated […]
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Emily Thome

Emily works to combine data and statistics with partners' stories from the field to create both a realistic and comprehensive narrative of what we are doing around the world. Emily takes on a supportive role on the Grants Team, working diligently through organization and administration. During her time at Point Loma Nazarene University, she dove […]
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