Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Specialist
JoAnn Lawrence has spent her entire professional career in the nonprofit sector in Southwest Florida, called to organizations that help those who find themselves in vulnerable circumstances. In her twenties, she founded a non-profit organization that still thrives today. The experience of establishing a non-profit organization required her to wear many hats and develop an expansive skill set. With 12 years of experience as an Executive Director, JoAnn possesses expertise in fundraising, marketing, and communications.
JoAnn holds a B.A. from New College of Florida, Florida’s honors college, with a major in English Literature. JoAnn was a ‘40 under 40’ Award Recipient in 2016 from Gulfshore Business Magazine, a prestigious local award which recognizes “young leaders who have made significant contributions to the region’s economic, charitable and civic well-being.”
In her spare time, JoAnn hosts a podcast on mindfulness with over 11,000 downloads each month. With listeners in 80 countries, she enjoys answering their questions and messages from around the world.