Jessica Strattard Hamilton

Jessica has extensive experience in nonprofit fundraising, specializing in donor cultivation, board development, and annual giving. Before joining American Friends of AvH in 2021, she served as a consultant for nonprofit organizations nationwide, helping her clients find their voice and engage donors around their missions. She previously served as director of development at the Arts & Business Council of Chicago, assistant director of development and external relations at Hudson Guild in New York City, and fundraising manager at the United Way of Metro Chicago. Jessica has an MPPA from Northwestern University, an MA in journalism from Michigan State University, and a BA in political science from the University of Michigan.