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Abby Dunn

Director of Development

Department

Senior Leadership, Development

Area of Focus

As the director of development, Abby’s main focus is leading the development team to reach the financial goals of WRA. In working with an incredible team of development professionals focused on annual giving, major gifts, and foundations, Abby hopes to help grow donor relationships in a meaningful and lasting way.

Background

Abby came to WRA in October of 2022, after moving to Denver the same year. With a 17 year career in development, Abby has specialized in development in higher education and medical settings. She has raised millions of dollars for student scholarships, campaigns, and cancer research. A native of Missouri, Abby moved to New York City where she was for 13 years prior to moving west.

Education

Abby received her Bachelors degree in communication sciences from the university of Missouri-Columbia.

Favorite thing about the West

The perfect weather, but more than anything the friendly people. I am so happy my kids will have the opportunity to grow up with the abundance of beauty the west provides.

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