Kalamazoo Community Foundation welcomes new Development Officer, Finance Manager

Kalamazoo Community Foundation recently welcomed Sharayl Moore to its team of Donor Relations Officers and Kallista Fernanders as the new Finance Manager in Accounting.

Moore served on the KZCF Donor Relations team as a Coordinator since 2018. In her new role as Development Officer, she will develop and implement plans and strategies for attracting emerging donors and increasing engagement from current donors. She'll also lead development strategies for KZCF community leadership initiatives, including Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Kalamazoo.

"Sharayl's strong relationship drive, creativity, genuine care for others, and entrepreneurial approach make her a terrific person for this job," said Vice President of Donor Relations, Joanna Donnelly Dales. "It will be exciting to watch her grow in the role and support the community that she loves so dearly."

Fernanders held the position of Grants Coordinator at the Community Foundation since 2019. In her new role, she will perform the accounting and budget functions at KZCF.

"We're delighted that Kallista will continue to share her talents with us," said Susan Springgate, Vice President of Finance. "Her expertise will make her an amazing asset in this new position."

In addition to the two new hires, Frances Vicioso was promoted to Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Kalamazoo (TRHT) Coordinator. She was previously the intern for TRHT Kalamazoo.

Stay updated on career opportunities at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation by visiting kalfound.org/careers or follow KZCF on all social media channels @kalfound.

About KZCF
KZCF, established in 1925, has the vision of Kalamazoo County being the most equitable place to live, with the mission to remove barriers through building relationships and connecting resources so people can reach full potential. Learn more at kalfound.org.

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