Emily Reers assists PHR’s deputy chief development officer by conducting donor research, maintaining databases, and planning moves management strategies. She is also responsible for cultivating relationships with private foundations, governments, and other institutions.
Prior to joining PHR, Reers was the fundraising program coordinator at Equal Exchange, a worker-owned cooperative that specializes in selling fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolate, and other foods. In this role, she managed all aspects of the school fundraising program, which included serving as the point of contact for all fundraising inquiries, developing cultivation strategies to increase support, creating new program content, and evaluating the successes and failures of various fundraising and marketing strategies.
Reers holds a BA in political science and public and community service studies from Providence College.