In her role as donor services officer, Christy manages and executes the process that ensures the Foundation’s donors are receiving the best possible service and are provided opportunities to become more involved in their funds. She also connects donors to the Center for Philanthropy, where they can work with skilled staff to clarify their philanthropic values, gain insight into critical issues and community needs, and identify organizations and opportunities that align with their giving priorities. Christy also engages families across multiple generations to make them more effective in executing their philanthropic missions. Before joining the Foundation, Christy led volunteer engagement efforts at the United Way of Allegheny County. She has additional work experience in nonprofit administration, family therapy and marketing. Christy has a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.A. in Speech Communication from the University of Illinois. Outside of work, she volunteers with Higher Achievement, a skills-building and mentoring program for fifth to eighth graders. Christy is also a member of the Board of Directors of Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures.