Jenny brings 12+ years in nonprofit management and fundraising to Orr Group. Jenny’s passion for mission-focused work has driven her career at organizations like The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the American Heart Association. At Orr Group, Jenny leverages her experience in peer to peer and event fundraising, volunteer and partner engagement, and relationship building and cultivation to help clients increase and diversify their revenue streams and elevate their impact.
Prior to joining Orr Group, Jenny led major fundraising campaigns as a Senior Chapter Director of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) National Capital Area Chapter in Alexandria, VA. Over two stints with LLS, she led the Team In Training campaign and the Students of the Year and Student Series fundraising campaigns. Under her leadership, the Chapter broke the national fundraising record for Students of the Year, raising over $2.7M during 2018’s 7-week campaign. During her tenure, Jenny reorganized the fundraising team’s staffing structure, minimized costs, and was recruited to the Chapter’s first Executive Leadership Board which supports their (now) nationally ranked Students of the Year campaign.
Between her roles at LLS, Jenny was a Development Director for the American Heart Association, overseeing the Lawyers Have Heart 10k Race and 5k Fun Run/Walk. During her three years at AHA, Jenny successful increased the event’s net revenue by 50% and increased sponsorship retention by 35%. Similar to her work at LLS, Jenny also recruited and managed a 38-member event board, primarily of c-suite professionals from the Washington, DC legal community.
Lastly, before moving to the east coast and pursuing her passion for mission-focused work, Jenny resided in Seattle, WA and worked for both Nestle USA and the Walt Disney Internet Group/ESPN.com’s sales teams.
Selected Recent Partners
- Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
- B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2006
When I’m not working I’m…
Spending time with my husband, our two beautiful children, and our rescue pup Apollo. You can also catch me training for a variety of endurance events; from marathons to Ironmans, I strongly believe that movement is medicine and enjoy challenging myself!