Kirsten Wade

Kirsten is a Development Associate providing support to the Individual Giving team.

Kirsten comes to MSI with two years of development and fundraising experience at the community level, working for the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center. Prior to that, Kirsten worked as the Administrative Manager at the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation for six years, where she assisted the Director of Administration and the President and CEO in managing board member relations and business operations.


Kirsten earned her MA in Public Administration from George Washington University in 2020, with a focus in nonprofit management, and received her BA in Political Science and International Studies from SUNY Brockport.


Kirsten loves to read and is constantly updating her Goodreads and browsing for future reads. She lives with her fiancé and their two cats, Tonks and Lupin, and has been an animal care volunteer with the Humane Rescue Alliance since 2019.