With her background in feature journalism, Aimée brings to Fairmount writing skills and a talent for telling compelling stories. Her sharp focus on positioning ideas for targeted audiences well serves Fairmount clients who are seeking to articulate their unique value to individual and institutional donors in an increasingly competitive funding environment.
Aimée has extensive experience in resource development planning, program design and fundraising for civic, environmental, education, health, and human service organizations. Her work focuses on developing and executing strategies to increase nonprofits’ revenues from a range of private, public and earned income sources, including federal grants; advising clients on new program development and related funding opportunities; and capital campaign planning and implementation.
Aimée found her way to consulting through Philadelphia’s DIY club scene, where she once spent a lot of her time as a rock critic. These days, she taps into her creative roots as a founding Board member of Girls Rock Philly, a music and empowerment program for girls. She has served on HELP Philadelphia’s Advisory Committee and regional creative economy planning efforts. Before joining Fairmount, she worked in public radio and was a staff writer for The Washington Post’s Style section. A Philadelphia Mayor’s Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa, Aimée graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, where she attended the Annenberg School for Communication. When she isn’t writing, Aimée’s filling her South Philly home with mid-century modern treasures and checking out the city’s finest food truck fare. email@example.com