As Development Manager, Jess Rist connects compassionate individuals and community partners with philanthropic opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others. She is responsible for creating and maintaining strategic fundraising plans to enhance and support the mission of IBH Addiction Recovery.
Jess brings years of both professional and personal experience in nonprofit fundraising, event planning, volunteer management, and community outreach. She has dedicated her life to fighting and advocating for causes important to her and her community including IBH Addiction Recovery, the National MS Society, the Alzheimer’s Association, OPEN M, and more.
Jess volunteers her time as a coach for Girls on the Run and as a chair for the Association of Fundraising Professionals board of directors.