Thelma Barnett

Senior Associate Director

About Thelma

In her role as a Senior Associate Director, Thelma partners with our Orr Group clients to help them achieve their strategic and fundraising goals. She brings a wealth of experience in institutional partnerships, development strategy, campaign management, and event fundraising. Prior to joining Orr Group, Thelma worked as a Development Officer at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. In this role, she supported year-round fundraising through grant management and donor relations management and provided managerial assistance at all fundraising events. Previously, Thelma worked at the American Society of Hematology. During her four years at ASH, she dramatically propelled the annual participation and revenue of medical companies by 250% through effective relationship management and client engagement.

Selected Recent Partners:
  • Public Allies
  • Prospect Park Alliance
When I'm not working, I'm…

Reading, traveling, and spending time with my family and close friends.

Favorite Book Genre

Literary Fiction