ACCESS Hires Kellie Battaglia as New Development Director

Battaglia’s prior experience serving the public in the non-profit and local government sectors provides expertise for ACCESS’ continued growth

ACCESS welcomes Kellie Battaglia as the new Development Director for the organization. Battaglia joins ACCESS with 19 years of experience in organizational leadership, resource and business development, innovation, personal and performance management, program development, budget management and stakeholder relations.

“We couldn’t be more happy to have found the high-energy, experienced, leading- edge professional we were looking for in Kellie Battaglia,” says ACCESS Executive Officer Pamela Norr.

Battaglia will be responsible for individual major gift fund raising and related activity on behalf of ACCESS. She will have responsibility for identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects, as well as developing a fund-raising planning

process to accomplish development goals. In addition, Battaglia will oversee events, endowment, planned giving and donor recognition for ACCESS.

“I am thrilled to join the ACCESS team and become a part of this well-respected organization providing essential food, shelter

and warmth to those most in need in Jackson County. I’m looking forward to getting to know our community partners and supporters in the coming months,” says Battaglia.

Most recently, Battaglia was the Client Services Manager at the City of Salem Housing Authority leading Oregon’s largest Housing First Initiative to provide permanent housing and intensive case management to Salem’s most vulnerable chronically homeless individuals. Before that, she was in Montana and Colorado with non-profit and government organizations involved with developing affordable housing.

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