Trish brings to TaylorMade Experience over 14 years of nonprofit experience to include roles as board president, executive director, development officer, independent consultant, and volunteer. She has worked with a variety of nonprofits to include the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center foundation where she was the Aquarium Fund Manager. Before the Aquarium, she served as the Executive Director of the Norfolk NATO Festival, formerly Norfolk’s Azalea Festival. From successfully leading annual fund campaigns and participating in capital campaigns to producing auctions, galas, parades, and festivals, she has worked with a diverse group of nonprofits to help them achieve their missions.
Trish earned her undergraduate degree in Marine Science and Geology from the University of Miami and her master’s degree in Marine Science from the College of William and Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science. She holds a Certificate of Nonprofit Management and serves on the board for the Hampton Roads Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals as the Government Relations Chair. She has two kids in college and lives in Virginia Beach, VA with her husband and chocolate lab.
Fun Fact: Trish raises oysters off her dock in support of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s oyster restoration efforts.