Individual Giving Manager
Kristen Teasdale joined MCYJ as our Individual Giving Manager in April of 2023. She comes to MCYJ with over 15 years of nonprofit leadership experience, including staff roles with Growing Hope, The Arts & Business Council of Chicago, and Washtenaw Community College. She has also served on several nonprofit boards focusing on the arts, food justice, education, youth, and seniors. Kristen is an active volunteer in the Ypsilanti community and currently serves on the board of Friends of Rutherford Pool.
Kristen has a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Northwestern University, a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional credential (CNAP), and a BBA in Finance from Eastern Michigan University. She is committed to creating a future for our youth that offers limitless and boundary-free opportunities to thrive.