Chief Development Officer
Jennifer Dunn is the Chief Development Officer responsible for the strategy, management, and implementation of all fundraising efforts at Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). She is motivated by the fact that drunk driving is 100% preventable and is dedicated to advancing revenue initiatives to support MADD’s mission as the premier organization fighting to end impaired driving.
Prior to MADD, Jennifer was most recently the Executive Director of Individual Giving at NPR. In this role, she managed a portfolio of high-net-worth individuals, NPR Foundation Trustees, and Member station partners – as well as led a team of individual giving officers across the country. With more than twenty-five years of nonprofit experience, Jennifer spent the early part of her career as a founding member of the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, where she held various senior leadership roles in Development that broadened her range of fundraising expertise.
During her time at VH1 Save The Music, Jennifer was honored with a BizBash Event Innovator Award, the Governors Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the Emmy Award), the George Foster Peabody Award, and two Beacon Awards. A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, she has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications and resides in New York with her husband Sean and daughters Audrey Grace and Olivia James.