Cultivating and maintaining positive relationships with clients are central to Emily’s work with The Curtis Group. She oversees clients’ campaigns, assessments, and studies, as well as ensures the implementation of client strategy and activities. She takes pride in knowing that her work helps nonprofit organizations reach their full potential and further their own mission.
Before joining The Curtis Group, Emily was the sole development staff at St. Luke’s Historic Church & Museum in Smithfield, VA. While there, she managed all aspects of the development department, including annual fundraising, grant management, and donor stewardship. She has fundraising experience in the higher education sector at Virginia Peninsula Community College in Williamsburg, Virginia, and in the arts and culture sector at The Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She holds a master’s degree in arts administration from the University of Kentucky and a bachelor’s degree in political science with a concentration in nonprofit management from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
During her personal time, Emily enjoys visiting museums with her husband, discovering new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family.