Ellen Howes

Major Gifts Officer

Major Gifts Officer - Ellen Howes

Ellen serves as RIF's Major Gift Officer. In this role she connects generous individuals with philanthropic opportunities to advance RIF’s mission and inspire the joy of reading in children. Prior to joining RIF, Ellen has worked in the development offices of Challenger Center, American University, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She holds a B.A. in English and Comparative Literature from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Outside of work she can usually be found running through her favorite parks or curled up with a book.