Jenna Higgins is a self-motivated development and fundraising professional, with 19 years of joint marketing, event management and fundraising experience. She enjoys building lasting relationships to increase the giving, and meaning, for each supporter. Her passion is in becoming a trusted voice – both for those whom have been diagnosed with a critical illness, but also for the community partners funding those research programs.
Jenna has a degree in Journalism and has an undergrad in Communication. She has a background in the newspaper industry and has worked in leadership for various nonprofit organizations in Arizona, California and Washington.
She is the author of two event-planning books and previously wrote a column for a parenting magazine that ran in eight newspapers in the New York City area. In her free time she enjoys financial planning, photography and laughing whenever possible.
She lives in Scottsdale with her husband and their two middle school-aged children.