Leah Garrett, Vice President, Development and Communications at Community of Hope

Leah joined the team as the Vice President, Development and Communications in 2011. Prior to working at COH, she volunteered for more than two years on COH’s Finance committee and briefly on the Board of Directors. In her current role, she oversees the fundraising, communications, community engagement, volunteerism and marketing operations. She delights in communicating the work of the organization – its strong outcomes for the women, men and children whose homelessness and health are improved through Community of Hope.

Leah brings with her years of experience in fundraising and communications, serving previously as the Director of Individual Giving at Sojourners and at other nonprofits including a center for abused and neglected children, a retirement home and a community health center.

Leah received her Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Eastern University and her Bachelor’s from Olivet Nazarene University.