JENNIE DRISH

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Associate

Donor Relations Guru Group

jennie@donorrelationsguru.com

Jennie first met Lynne at a conference in 2010 and has been working and/or associated with the DRG Group since 2016. After stints in retail and sales, she found her passion working in advancement in higher education.

 

Jennie has experience in sales, marketing, customer service, event planning, volunteer and membership program management, and development communications. She enjoys focusing on the details that make the most impact with constituents and helping institutions advance their missions and strengthen their financial stability through fundraising.

 

Jennie holds a bachelor’s from Connecticut College in anthropology and a master’s in Higher Education Administration with a focus in Institutional Advancement from Vanderbilt University. Jennie previous worked in alumni relations at Vanderbilt University and Simmons College where she assisted and led in the planning and execution of reunions and events. She also worked in parent relations and annual giving at Loyola University Maryland where she focused on advancement events and communications. 

 

Originally from the Midwest, Jennie has lived in 7 states, but feels most at home in New England. She currently lives in Massachusetts with her husband and three kids. She loves great food, good music, strong drinks, traveling, and cheering for the Red Sox.