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Keecha Gardner

Keecha Gardner

Chief Advancement Officer

Keecha brings over 25 years of experience to the role, most recently spending fifteen years at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). In this role, she served as Senior Vice President of Development, overseeing a team of 75 while growing the organization’s revenue to over $350 million. Keecha also led major fundraising campaigns for EDF, raising over $88 million for a satellite launched in March of 2023, in addition to assuming the role of Interim Chief Development Officer on two occasions.

Previously, Keecha led development efforts at a wide array of organization, including Lambda Legal, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Keecha is a native New Yorker and graduate of Temple University.