As our chief development officer, Colleen leads the planning and implementation of strategies to develop revenue streams that support the continued growth of Creating IT Futures. Colleen comes from a background of designing fundraising, marketing and loyalty strategy in both the non-profit and corporate world. Leading cross-functional teams at the American Red Cross, Colleen built national fundraising campaigns and donor funding opportunities, and supported the national field fundraising organization. Prior to that, in a series of leadership roles at American Express, she led loyalty and business development initiatives through corporate partnership, development of new technology platforms and strategic program marketing. Colleen is passionate about donor and customer experience, as well as innovative partnership opportunities. She is based in Washington, DC, and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.