Molly Vandervest
Position: Assistant Director of Development

Molly Vandervest is enjoying her first year as the Assistant AD for Development in 2016-17 after joining the Phoenix staff as the Assistant Director of Development during the summer of 2014 and serving in that capacity for two years. 

Vandervest serves as the lead member of the development staff and assists in the annual giving and stewardship plan for the Phoenix Fund as well as organize and execute fundraising events. She will also be a member of the department’s external relations team, serve as the liaison to the Phoenix Fund Board, and assist with annual season and group ticket sales.   

Vandervest has worked in some capacity for Downtown Green Bay, Inc. and Olde Main Street, Inc. since 2001, and has been a major part of the organization’s impressive revenue and event growth. She managed 71 event days in 2013, including the oversight of Nicolet Bank’s Dine on the Deck, Associated Bank’s Fridays on the Fox, Summer in the Park, Live on Main, the AT&T Green Bay Holiday Parade, the New Leaf Winter Farmers Market and Saturday Farmers Market.

A native of De Pere, Vandervest graduated in 2004 from Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in journalism-strategic communications. She was named the 2009 “Young Professional of the Year” and received the 2010 “Spirit of Current Award” from the Current Young Professional Network and was named the 2013 UW-Madison Brown County Alumni “Badger of the Year.”

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