Jerusha Schmalzel was a Customer Success Manager before moving into the Solutions Engineer role for Blackbaud's Arts & Cultural vertical. She brings with her 11 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, with her primary focus as a front-line fundraiser for performing arts organizations. Jerusha is proud to have served on the Development teams of Pasadena Playhouse, Arizona Theatre Company, and Tucson Symphony Orchestra, helping them create diversified fundraising programs. Her favorite challenges are over-hauling development programs in crisis and engaging boards in fundraising activities. In addition to being a dedicated advocate for the arts, Jerusha is a passionate volunteer and champion for the Alliance for Children’s Rights, serving L.A. County’s foster youth. She and her husband, Marc, reside in Tucson, AZ with their Border Collie, Tucker.
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