Pinky N. Medina, is the recently-appointed Executive Director of Venture for Fund Raising. She is responsible for supervising consulting, training and research programs, and provides consulting expertise on fund raising planning and implementation. She was previously the External Affairs Officer of Miriam College and specializes in school-based Endowment and Capital Campaigns. She also set-up and managed the school’s fund raising office and served as project coordinator for the Miriam College Endowment Fund Campaign. Pinky also has extensive experience in fund raising from alumni as well as managing volunteers and supporters.
Rachelle S. Alzona, Associate Program Director, is a corporate social responsibility practitioner and trainer with a total of 8 years experience in CSR and 2 years conducting training programs. She complements the Venture for Fund Raising team with her experience in project management, marketing communications and community relations. Prior to joining, she was connected with an energy company where she managed and evaluated community engagement projects that foster partnerships with NGOs, civic groups and government agencies/institutions; and at the same time generated positive impact on the social, physical and economic conditions of communities concerned.
Vivienne Zerrudo is a Program Manager who handles all grant-related activities. She is currently responsible for grant research, proposal writing, and project development. Prior to joining the team, she worked as an Executive Director at the Law of Nature Foundation. There she facilitated all of the foundation's fund raising activities and created community development projects. She also conceptualized many marine conservation projects and supervised all project implementation. She is a graduate of Environmental Science in Ateneo de Manila University and has great passion in conserving and protecting the marine life. Vivienne loves the sea and is an avid scuba diver.
Mae N. Edillon
, as Program Associate, provides research and administrative assistance for consulting and training services. She previously worked as a research assistant and a freelance writer. She graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Journalism. In her spare time, she likes to volunteer with children.
Revelyn S. Relatado joined Venture for Fund Raising as Human Resource and Administrative Manager in March 2005. Her work experience covers non-profit, profit and government organizations. Prior to joining Venture, she was with UNICEF in the Philippines as a Private Sector Fundraising Assistant, then as Sales Coordinator for Product Line & Marketing, for a total of eight years. She also worked as Personnel Assistant for Human Resources & Information Management Systems for the Republic Broadcasting System (GMA-7). She was with the Department of Labor & Employment as a Labor Employment Officer, also for eight years. She has masteral units in Industrial Psychology from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and in Business Administration from the Philippine Christian University.