The New Year Brings New Hires & Promotions!
We are starting off the new year with many new faces, from Directors to Associates and Interns. We’re excited about our growing team and look forward to the skill sets and experiences each are bringing to the firm. Here’s a look at our most recent hires:
As in Associate in our Washington DC office, Sydney works alongside project teams by preparing materials, collaborating within meetings, and helping to execute deliverables. She recently graduated from James Madison University where she studied Justice Studies, as well as History and Political Science.
With 15 years of experience in developing fundraising strategies, Schaunté is joining the team as a Director in New York. Prior to her role at Orr Group, Schaunté was the Director of Development at The Eagle Academy Foundation, Inc. where she led fundraising activities across institutional, individual, government, and special events revenue streams.
Kira joined Orr Group in December 2019 as an Associate. She works with clients to assist with strategy, fundraising and development. Prior to joining Orr Group, Kira held various internships within the nonprofit and fundraising worlds such as Year Up, Boston University Development and Alumni Relations, and Hillel.
Jessica joins the team as an Associate in Washington DC. Before Orr Group, Jessica was a Service Corps fellow for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Budapest, Hungary, where she assisted with community development. Jessica has spent 12 years working in women’s education and empowerment in Rwanda through her organization Richards Rwanda where she created fundraising, marketing, and sustainability strategies.
Bringing over 10 years of fundraising experience in development management, special event planning, moves management, prospect research, and major gift solicitation, Regan is joining the New York team as a Director. Most recently, Regan was Director of Development at Bay Ridge Prep, a K-12 independent school in Brooklyn, New York.
In addition to our new team members, we’re excited to announce the promotions of several of our current team members. Congratulations and keep up the great work!
CJ Orr – Vice President
Becca Bennett – Senior Director
Regina Cialone – Senior Director
Ryan Grosso – Director
Derek Rogers – Director
We’re always looking to add more mission-driven people to our team. Check out our current openings and join our diverse community of fundraisers, innovators, and entrepreneurs!