Clare is the Development Associate at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (EFSGV), where she directly supports the Executive Director and Board of Directors in executing fundraising strategies that will increase organizational revenue and support program growth.

She is further responsible for managing and participating in key fundraising activities including donor relations, direct mail appeals, proposal writing, and special events.

Prior to this, Clare served as a Senior Research Associate with Primary Insight, LLC – a New York-based financial research firm – as well as a Research Associate with the Council on Hemispheric Affairs – a Latin American policy think tank out of Washington, D.C.

Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, and Spanish, Clare attended university at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. With this background, she developed a strong interest in the advocacy and nonprofit sectors, which ultimately led her to find her place at CSGV.

Originally from Buffalo, New York, Clare enjoys traveling to new places, spending time with family and friends, seeing live music, and exploring all that D.C. has to offer.