Development AssociateJeremiah supports the League’s development team in achieving overall fundraising goals and assists with the implementation of campaigns including corporate relationships, foundation and grant solicitation, major donor stewardship, event coordination and online fundraising. In addition to supporting fundraising efforts, Jeremiah assists the League’s development director in coordinating communication and collaborating with the League’s executive and associate boards.
Prior to joining the League in 2017, Jeremiah completed a yearlong fellowship program with the international nonprofit Kiva.org, working with development and microfinance partnerships. Serving in East and Southern Africa, he conducted onsite monitoring, consulting, and managed relationships for a portfolio of programs in agriculture, solar energy, education and small business. Before that, he worked as an investment officer for the California state pension fund overseeing international and emerging market public equity portfolios. Jeremiah holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from the California State University, Sacramento.
Other than his brief stint abroad, Jeremiah is a lifelong California resident and has spent many years enjoying the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe basin — the inspiration for a love of all things outdoors.