JACKSON, Wyo. — The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole recently welcomed two new staff members to its team, Bronwen Fitzsimons as Donor Services Associate, and Suzanne Rees as Old Bill’s and Special Events Coordinator.
“Bronwen and Suzanne bring extensive expertise to their respective roles,” said Laurie Andrews, Community Foundation President. “We are thrilled that they’ve joined our team.”
As the Donor Services Associate, Bronwen provides donor and fundholder support and handles gift and grant processing. In the role of Old Bill’s and Special Events Coordinator, Suzanne is responsible for the planning and implementation of Old Bill’s Fun Run, Foundation events, and special projects.
Before joining the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, Bronwen served the nonprofit sector for thirteen years through grant management work at the Rockefeller Foundation and the Santa Barbara Foundation.
Suzanne has more than seven years of experience in professional event management. Before joining the Community Foundation, she worked as the Operations & Events Manager for Grand Targhee Resort and as a nonprofit executive in Austin, TX.
About the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole
The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole improves lives through philanthropic leadership, helping to make giving smarter, nonprofits more effective, and our community stronger for over 30 years. With over $85 million in assets comprised of over 250 funds, the Foundation works with donors and nonprofits to enrich all aspects of our community and enables donors to establish personal philanthropic funds including donor-advised, endowment, field of interest, and legacy funds to facilitate their giving.
The Foundation also administers various grant programs to address critical needs in our community and support organizations based on impact, collaboration, innovation, and capacity. Annually, the Foundation organizes Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charities, which has raised over $189 million since its inception for local nonprofits. The Foundation is accredited in compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations and has consistently ranked in the Top Ten among U.S. community foundations in gifts per capita, grant activity, and transactional volume since 2014 according to CF Insights annual survey—the only community foundation to do so in all three of these categories.