Andrea Porter

Senior Manager, Development, Chicago

Andrea is a trained fundraiser based in Chicago, IL. With 8+ years of experience she has raised funds from both individuals and institutions for causes ranging from housing insecurity to women’s rights, and beyond. In her previous role as a Major Gifts Officer, Andrea oversaw the development and execution of individual fundraising campaigns, garnering over $2.5 million in revenue. She is a graduate from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration with a Master’s in social work and also maintains a certificate in Fund Raising Management from Indiana University Bloomington.

In her spare time, Andrea volunteers on the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access committee for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Chicago Chapter). She lives in the Bronzeville community of Chicago with her partner and son and enjoys sewing, all things Beyonce, and running along the lakefront.

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