Chief Strategy & Partnerships Officer
Abby Funabiki has worked in the nonprofit sector for nine years, most recently supporting public schools in Park City, UT. At the Park City Education Foundation Abby created and led fundraising campaigns, implemented a new CRM database, and analyzed data trends and key indicators to evaluate performance and impact. In 2013, Abby led Park City School District’s rebranding project as their Communications Director and created processes for a newly formed communications department. Abby has presented at state and local conferences on data analytics and fundraising.
While attending Willamette University in Oregon, Abby interned for the Willamette University Foundation and the McCormick Foundation in Chicago. She played on the tennis team and served as Team Captain her senior year. She has earned a Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Utah and wrote her thesis on nonprofit capacity building.
Abby is passionate about equity in public education and believes access to computer science and proficiency in coding and computational thinking can be a true equalizer. Abby leads strategic initiatives and enjoys collaborating and creating partnerships for BootUp.