With close to three decades of experience in non-profit leadership, Jessica Lunken has earned a reputation as an engaged and thoughtful program builder serving mission-driven organizations. She has a successful track record in raising major and principal gifts, building development and grateful-patient programs, and helping lead multi-billion-dollar campaigns. Jessica’s work at Johns Hopkins University spanned two plus decades where she served as the Associate Dean for External Relations at the Peabody Institute, was a founding Director of Development for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Associate Director of Development for the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Jessica has also served in various fundraising capacities for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Kalamazoo Symphony, Johns Hopkins University Press, the American Dance Festival, the Jewish Center for Aging in Greater Washington and Beth Am Synagogue. Jessica received her Bachelor’s in Arts in Psychology from Indiana University, her Master’s in Business Administration from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and certificates from the Creative Education Foundation for problem-solving, facilitation, and creativity.
Area of Expertise:
Jessica’s core expertise is in Fundraising Campaigns and Strategic Planning. She also excels in Board Training, Management and Governance; Development Program Review and Expansion Strategies; Interim Program Management; and Major and Principal Gifts
Education, Healthcare, Arts & Culture
Fundraising Must Have:
Focused Mission, Demonstrated Philanthropic ROI, Integrity, and a Culture of Transparency, Respect, and Collegiality.
Contact Jessica at: firstname.lastname@example.org