Josalyn P. Ford, MPA, Vice President, Development, Hopelink
Josalyn P. Ford, MPA, serves as Vice President, Development for Hopelink (located in Redmond, WA), and has over 20 years as an advocate for community, especially the community that helped form her passion to give back. Her work affords her the opportunity to strategically lead the agency in adapting to a cultural of philanthropy, while also spearheading efforts by her team to curate platforms that elevate the ever-evolving fundamentals in fundraising and donor stewardship.
Josalyn’s passion for community is illustrated in her service work on various non-profit boards and committees. Her experience helps in spearheading strategic initiatives, events and programs that increase the efforts of these organizations in forwarding their missions as well.
Josalyn received her B.A. in Business Administration at Clark Atlanta University, and her Master’s in Public Administration at Seattle University. She is certified in establishing socially transformative platforms and is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated – a preeminent historically African American sorority.