I have been working in the nonprofit world since 2014 and as a professional fundraiser for over five years. I focused my career in health care philanthropy because I understand first-hand how having access to quality health care can save lives. I lost both of my parents to cancer, a cousin to the AIDS epidemic, and I live with a chronic illness. My lived experience has shown me how critical access to quality health care is.
I want to use my skills to help make compassionate health care accessible to those who need it most and be part of the healing in my community. My greatest passion is witnessing the positive impact philanthropy has on people’s lives. I’m always amazed at community members’ generosity when they help make compassionate care accessible. When I see how patients and their families greatly benefit from receiving extraordinary health care and I witness their priceless smiles, I am reminded of why I chose the work I do.