March 30, 2022

Heather Strasser

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Heather has 20 years’ experience working in philanthropy for nonprofits and Higher Education. Before moving to Sarasota, she spent 12 years at the University of Arizona where she served…

March 24, 2022

Rina Alvarez

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Rina Alvarez, CAP® is Director of Donor & Advisor Engagement. In this role, Rina is responsible for engaging donors and financial advisors to advance philanthropy across diverse commun…

November 3, 2021

Laurie Scott

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Laurie Scott is a Philanthropic Advisor at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. She works with individual donors to help them achieve their philanthropic goals through social impact in…

June 29, 2020

Michelle Gingrich

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Michelle Gingrich is Data Coordinator at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. As a member of the Philanthropy Team, Michelle coordinates administrative and analytical processes to supp…

September 18, 2019

Heidi Kellman

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Originally from Westchester County, New York, Heidi Kellman relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona, where she worked in the telecommunications industry while pursuing a BS degree in Business Managem…

September 6, 2019

Jay Young

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Jay Young is Vice President of Philanthropy at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. As a member of senior staff, Jay oversees all facets of the philanthropy team, working with prospect…