Jennifer N. Broome, CFRE, currently serves the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) as chief development officer. As a member of NTI's senior management team, she is responsible for building a strategic, multi-faceted, and sustainable fundraising program to secure NTI's $15 million annual budgetary requirements.
Broome has more than 15 years of fundraising experience, including major and principal donor solicitation, foundation and corporate relations and annual fund and direct marketing management, resulting in a career fundraising total of more than $50 million.
Following her service as a Peace Corps volunteer in Madagascar, Broome began her career in the non-profit sector in grant-funded university civic engagement programming before moving into the advancement field. After receiving a master’s degree in Philanthropic Studies from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University, she managed a number of multi-million dollar fundraising campaigns for economic development and public policy advocacy clients nationwide. She has been responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive fundraising programs, communications and marketing plans and donor stewardship programs. Prior to joining NTI, she was most recently senior executive director of development for the George Washington University Libraries.
Broome is currently the president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington DC Metro Area Chapter. In her fifth year as a member of the board of directors, she has served the chapter’s 1000+ members in various ways, including in the role of vice president of education, where she led the coordination and execution of fundraising training and educational programming.
She also volunteers with Mercy Economic Development International Corporation, a small micro-finance organization working primarily in West Africa, and as a Crown Financial Ministries financial freedom course instructor.