The Ozark Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is pleased to announce the recent hire of Caitlin E. Savage, Esq. to Development Officer. In this position, Caitlin will be responsible for developing and executing revenue generating strategies that fund Komen Ozark’s mission-driven services.
A former practicing attorney, Savage was passionate about fundraising for local nonprofits and dedicated her free time to volunteering in the community. Since 2015, she served as Chair of the Fundraising Advisory Board for Lucie’s Place, the only nonprofit in Arkansas specifically serving homeless LGBT youth.
In 2015, she received a grant from the Southern Partners Fund to study “raising resources in the rural South.” In 2016, the Arkansas Association of Fundraising Professionals named her as the Chamberlain Scholar, sending her to the AFP’s international conference in Boston.
As Pro Bono Chair for the Arkansas Bar Association this year, she organized multiple pro bono clinics around the state, assisting marginalized Arkansans with legal documents. For her efforts, Savage was honored with the Equal Justice Distinguished Service Award and the Young Lawyers’ Section Award of Excellence at this year’s Arkansas Bar Annual Meeting.
Originally from Jonesboro, Savage graduated from Arkansas State University with a degree in Philosophy (B.A. 2008, Magna Cum Laude), before attending the University of Arkansas School of Law (J.D. 2013).
Caitlin lives in Fayetteville with her two rescue dogs, Grace and Penny.