Making Moves

Making Moves: Jennifer Kilburg

Jennifer Kilburg, of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, is originally from the West Coast. She was born in Utah and attended high school in Arizona. A Sun Devil, Jennifer graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. She’s lived in Florida for 15 years and spent the majority of those years in the nonprofit space with organizations like United Way Suncoast, the workplace engagement team at FrontStream (software organization), a teacher with VIPKid, and her most recent gig with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay.

New Company & Job Title: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay; Development & Partnerships Director, Hillsborough & Pasco County

Previous Company & Job Title: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay; started there 18 months ago as the Partnership Director, Pasco County

New Company’s Website: Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Tampa Bay

What are you most excited about in your new role? I started with BBBS in March of 2020. Working to recruit Bigs during a pandemic was testing. I have raised millions of dollars and worked to connect folks through philanthropy for years, but asking businesses, employees, and community members to volunteer as mentors during the onset and continuing challenges of COVID has not been an easy task. Ultimately, I am excited to do a hybrid of both positions and have the official role of asking for support in the form of treasure OR time, depending on the donor’s wishes. Connecting our community is one of my passions and this job allows me to have the best of both worlds and help our mission to create lasting one-to-one relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth!

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