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, Senior Grant Manager
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.
Stephen Fischetto, Grant Manager
Where I’m from: Greenwich, Connecticut but now live in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Things I enjoy: Good food, playing music and being outdoors.
Something interesting about me: I have lived and worked in 5 different countries.
Why I love working with NPM: I enjoying working with nonprofit organizations and helping them to fulfill their missions.
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.
Shannon Shpak, Grant Manager
Don Stephenson, Account Manager
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.