“I am extremely pleased that Katie Lord has joined our growing team. Her experience in developing relationships with a broad spectrum of funders and volunteers, coupled with her enthusiasm for philanthropy, will help JB+A continue to connect stakeholders to missions for our client partners.”
– Jeffrey Byrne, President + CEO
Katie Lord joined the consulting team at Jeffrey Byrne + Associates with a strong background in nonprofit fundraising and development. She comes to JB+A from Make-A-Wish, where Katie was Development Manager for Kansas City Regional Office Corporate Events. In that position she was responsible for two annual major fundraising events.
Katie’s experience includes all aspects of development planning, marketing, forecasting and major fundraising for nonprofit organizations. She has worked closely with major donors, corporations, small businesses, civic organizations and volunteer groups throughout her career.
Katie’s nonprofit career also includes the positions of Senior Campaign Manager for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Light The Night Walk in the Greater Kansas City Metro Area and Community Manager for Relay for Life, Coaches vs. Cancer and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising events for the High Plains Division of the American Cancer Society. Katie is active in the Kansas City community through Junior League of Kansas City and Rotary Club. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a B.A. in Psychology and a Concentration in Communications.
Katie is happy to join the JB+A team and looks forward to helping your organization achieve fundraising success. You can reach Katie at 816.237.1999 or at klord@fundraisingJBA.com.