Betsy Grenier is Principal and founder of Hannah Street Consulting. Her founding vision, to provide high-quality, affordable capacity-building services to non-profit organizations of all sizes, continues. Betsy has substantial experience in both organizational and fund development. Her background is in fundraising for arts/cultural organizations in New York and Boston. She served as Vice President for Institutional Development at the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (now Historic New England) in Boston. There she managed fundraising and external affairs, strategic and museum planning. Previously Betsy was Director of Development for the American Federation of Arts in New York.
Betsy has a Bachelor of Arts from Connecticut College, a Master of Arts from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University and an MBA from the University of Connecticut. She served as a Trustee at Connecticut College and the Southside Community Land Trust.
Jennifer Gazdacko is a Partner. She joined Hannah Street in 2011. Prior to that, she served as the Executive Director of RISE – Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education. In her capacity at RISE she developed, funded, and implemented programs, significantly expanded contributed income and the volunteer base, generated a functioning endowment and secured national funding. She brings substantial experience in planning for RISE, working with external facilitators and implementing strategic directions.
Jennifer holds a Master of Arts in Mass Communications from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University.