Julie Kaufman – Director of Development
Julie brings many years of nonprofit development experience having worked in all aspects of fundraising including grant writing, annual giving, major gifts, corporate support, and capital campaigns. Prior to working at Ascendigo her roles included: Vice President of Aspen Valley Hospital Foundation (AVHF); Director of Operations and Development at The COMMIT Foundation, a national organization serving American Veterans; Grants Specialist at The Children’s Museum of Denver and Development Director at a local Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from New York University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Government from Lehigh University. Julie lives in Glenwood Springs with her two teenaged daughters and her dog Gus and they all enjoy the wide variety of activities the mountain lifestyle offers.