Sawtooth School for Visual Art has hired Ellen Hendrix as Development Associate, funded in part through a grant from The Winston-Salem Foundation. In this newly created position, Hendrix will manage all aspects of Sawtooth’s donor database, analyze giving trends, and provide support to the organization’s development efforts. She had been working with Sawtooth as a contractor, assisting with internal operations and systems projects.
“Over the last two years, Ellen has been working with our team – bringing her breadth of skills and talents to the betterment of our organization,” said Sawtooth Executive Director JoAnne Vernon. “Through this experience I have found her to be the perfect person to step up to this important role. Ellen is a detailed and thorough project manager with the skills, patience and persistence to move our development efforts in the right direction and help us achieve success.” Vernon also acknowledged the generosity of the Foundation in helping fund this position. “Like so many other local non-profit organizations, Sawtooth depends on The Winston-Salem Foundation to help us reach our objectives through capacity building grants like this one. We are so very grateful for their support.”