Erin McDonald

Senior Manager, Development

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Pronouns: She/her

Erin joins Per Scholas as Senior Manager, Development for New Markets in the Midwest. She brings over 20 years of mission focused relationship building and revenue generation efforts for organizations including Trine University, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, American Red Cross and Muscular Dystrophy Association. Her work has provided a wide range of experience across the development process including prospect identification and research, grant writing, event planning, board development, volunteer management, and major gift solicitation and stewardship.

Erin attended Ball State University where she majored in Journalism and Public Relations. She enjoys reading, cooking, and all kinds of music. She lives with her husband in Fort Wayne, Indiana where they are the devoted personal staff to their cat, Emmy.