Amber Snow, Grant Management Director
Where I’m from: Hartland, Maine. I’ve lived in Clarks Summit, PA, Chattanooga, TN, Fremont, NE, and now I live in Sedalia, CO.
Things I enjoy: Playing disc golf, practicing canine massage therapy, being outside and encountering wildlife… and playing Super Mario Bros. on our old school Super Nintendo. Also, cooking.
Something interesting about me: I’m a certified Canine Massage Therapist who also has a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance, and I’m a member of the Professional Disc Golf Association.
Why I love working with NPM: Nonprofit organizations have someone else’s best interest at heart, and I love being a part of making the world a better place.
Kathi Gross, Sales Director
Where I’m from: Lynnville, Iowa
Things I enjoy: Reading, teaching, learning new stuff, and spending time outside, especially hiking mountains (have to leave my state to do that!)
Something interesting about me: I homeschooled three kids from K-12!
Why I love working with NPM: Because their cause is my cause; helping nonprofits to grow and thrive which in turn helps my fellow humans. Love having the freedom to use my gifts and talents in my job – so fun!
Laura Cox, Grant Acquisition Specialist
Samantha Ernest, Marketing Lead
Where I’m from: Morgan Hill, CA and Wheaton, IL
Things I enjoy: Sushi, hiking, travelling, and art
Something interesting about me: I’m a Historical Fashions Amateur.
Why I love working with NPM: Every client we help represents so many more people we have helped. Plus, our team is awesome.
Grace Heath, Grant Manager
Where I’m from: San Antonio, Texas
Things I enjoy: Playing video games, going to the park with my son, movie nights with friends
Something interesting about me: My first job was at Walt Disney World Resorts in EPCOT. While there, I worked as a volunteer and went to local schools to help the students prepare for cultural festivals.
Why I love working with NPM: Helping nonprofits make a difference in someone’s life is the most rewarding job I could imagine. If my efforts could help even one person, it’s worth it!
Racheal Young, Grant Manager
Where I’m from: Independence, Missouri…but I now call Kirksville, Missouri home
Things I enjoy: Crossword puzzles, volunteering, community theatre, reading, crochet, road trips, trivia, Mid-Century Modern design, and cheesy jokes
Something interesting about me: I interned at a conservation lab in college and had the opportunity to clean and repair Charles Lindbergh’s military enlistment document.
Why I love working with NPM: I get to work with amazing people while helping nonprofits share their work, grow their resources, and meet their missions!
Ashley Klein, Writer
Where I’m from: St. Louis, MO.
Things I enjoy: Writing, making soup, petting dogs, and arguing about which La Croix flavor is the best.
Something interesting about me: I collect used books.
Why I love working with NPM: I am honored to be part of a team that helps nonprofits to maximize their resources and create a greater impact.
Bethany Lin, Grant Manager
Where I’m from: New Jersey
Things I enjoy: Singing and playing the piano, handmade art, Southern food, and team sports
Something interesting about me: I am studying to be an occupational therapist.
Why I love working with NPM: I enjoy empowering and serving people in need. The NPM team has also taught me about ways different people can work well together and support each other.
Ashley Robinson, Grant Manager
Where I’m from: Southern California.
Things I enjoy: I love spending time with my husband and daughter, reading, cleaning/organizing, and being crafty.
Something interesting about me: I love to sing and was in a madrigal ensemble in high school.
Why I love working with NPM: I am passionate about nonprofit organizations and the work they do to serve local, national, and global communities, and I feel so grateful to be able to help them reach their goals.
Jade Scotton, Grant Manager
Where I’m from: Twin Falls, Idaho.
Things I enjoy: Reading, Drawing, Painting, Hiking, Kayaking, and Traveling.
Something interesting about me: I foster special needs dogs and cats for Paws Rescue.
Why I love working with NPM: I love helping non-profits help others and I also enjoy how well our team works together to ensure the best outcomes for all involved!
Don Stephenson, Account Manager
Danielle Weisner, Grant Manager
Where I’m from: Winston Salem, NC
Things I enjoy: Blues dancing, Hiking, Traveling, Music Festivals
Something interesting about me: I once lived in a straw hut in Honduras building mud stoves alongside local villagers!
Why I love working with NPM: Not only do I have the best coworkers a girl could ask for, but I get to connect people to causes they care about. Living the dream!
Melissa Westbrook, Sales Assistant
Where I’m from: Currently Las Vegas, NV.
Things I enjoy: Reading, hiking, snorkeling, HIIT workouts, espresso.
Something interesting about me: I am a Certified Yoga Teacher, Certified Phlebotomist, and a member of the Barista’s Guild of America.
Why I love working with NPM: I get to interact with so many different people! There are non-profits serving in almost all sectors of the market and everyone has a story to tell.
Donna Yearyean, Client Coordinator
Where I’m from: Southern California
Things I enjoy: Baking, sunsets, funny memes/GIFs, “knee-slapper” jokes/puns
Something interesting about me: I love training in mixed martial arts!
Why I love working with NPM: It’s easy to forget that the world is filled with caring people who devote themselves to making a difference. Working for NPM has reminded me of this! I also love the passionate, kind hearts of my NPM colleagues.
Slater Snow, Chief Cuddles Officer
Slater Snow is a blind, 10-12 year old rescued Boston Terrier adopted from Boston Terrier Rescue of East Tennessee. He has been a loved, valued and priceless member of Amber’s household since 2011. His favorite pastimes include eating steamed carrots, going for long walks, raising awareness for special needs dogs, smelling the roses and catching as many Z’s as he can. You can usually find him holding down a couch or exploring the great outdoors with his fabulous sense of smell.