As the Vice President of Fundraising Strategy, Planning, and Operations on the resource development team, Christina (Christi) Rose works across Accion to develop resource development’s strategic positioning with private sector donors. She also works closely with the individual philanthropy team to build a robust planned giving program. In her position, she plays a critical role in increasing organization-wide revenue to support the work Accion does to give people the financial tools they need to improve their lives.
Christi has dedicated most of her career to philanthropy in both the financial services and nonprofit sectors. Most recently, Christi led Strategic Alliances at Foundation Source. Prior to that, she was a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch. She has also held leadership positions in arts and education organizations in New York City and Connecticut, and she led the expansion of programming and fund development as Executive Director at Creative Connections, a nonprofit that creates international school-based cultural art exchanges.
Christi holds a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation from The American College.