Advisor / Operations Manage
Adrianna has worked with a variety of nonprofit organizations, corporate clients, and individual donors. She has experience in philanthropic advising, grant program design and management, and board management.
Before joining Due East Partners, Adrianna served as the Philanthropic Services Coordinator at the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) where she worked with donors to maximize and achieve their philanthropic goals. Adrianna was responsible for successfully managing all of CFAAC’s grant and scholarship programs. In the key program management role, Adrianna refined grant and scholarship programs to increase their community impact and assisted in developing new grant programs to enhance CFAAC’s impact throughout Anne Arundel County. Adrianna also led the Strengthening Nonprofits Collaborative, an effort to leverage and align resources to better support skill-building and leadership development opportunities for nonprofit professionals.
Before joining CFAAC, Adrianna led the day-to-day operations of Diakonia, a homeless shelter in Ocean City, Maryland. She was responsible for the supervision of the organizations 30-40 clients.
Adrianna has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Conflict Resolution Center of Baltimore County since 2014. She has helped transform the Board into a cohesive and mission-driven governing body as Chair of the Strategic Planning and Governance Committees. Adrianna has also participated in event planning, fundraising, and organizational restructuring in support of the organization.
Adrianna graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor’s in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution with a focus on organizational and international conflict, and a Minor in Business Management and Marketing. She is certified in Conflict Analysis by the United States Institute of Peace and Gandhi Philosophy by Arun Gandhi. Adrianna lives in the Annapolis area, where she enjoys the Severn River and exploring the Chesapeake Bay region.