Jamie Renwick
President, Jamie Renwick Advisors

Jamie Renwick has worked as a fundraising professional in the New York City area and London for more than two decades. Her recent clients include the Brooklyn Community Foundation, Weill Cornell Medicine, iMentor, Squash Haven and Newark Charter School Fund. Prior to this, Jamie lived in London and served as a Development Consultant for Chelsea & Westminster Hospital's Borne appeal, managing a portfolio of principal donors while coaching development staff. Before moving to London, Jamie was the Campaign Consultant for PAVE Academy Charter School's $12 million capital campaign in Brooklyn, leading the fundraising efforts and coaching the development staff.

Previously, she served as Director of Development at Harlem Children's Zone. Jamie was also the Associate Director of Major Gifts at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. Other development positions include work with Student Sponsor Partners, Central Park Conservancy and a congressional campaign in South Carolina.

In 2019, Jamie will launch Tide Risers Fairfield County, a year-long cohort experience for women leaders committed to the greater good.   

Until recently, Jamie served as a Founding Board member and Chair of the Development Committee of PAVE Academy Charter School in NYC for 10 years. While in London, Jamie served on the Board of Governors at Christ Church School and was the Chair of the Capital Campaign Fundraising Committee at Kensington Preparatory School. She and her husband and three daughters live in Greenwich, CT.


Ali Donovan
Strategic Partner, Jamie Renwick Advisors

Ali Donovan is a Vice President at NationSwell, a social impact startup creating content and community that power solutions to national challenges. She oversees strategy, operations, program development, and growth of the NationSwell Council, a national membership community of 500+ leaders who are passionate about impact and solutions. 

Previously, she served as the Chief Development Officer for PAVE Schools, overseeing both fundraising and hiring for the organization. Ali stewarded principal donors of the school's $12m capital campaign, raised $3m annually to support the organization's operating budget, and on-boarded talent for more than 50 positions. She started her career fundraising for the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, a free clinic in East Harlem that provides free, confidential healthcare to more than 10,000 teens each year.

Ali graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a BA in Economics and served as a founding member of the UNC Young Alumni Leadership Council. She lives in Brooklyn and enjoys all things active and adventurous, including swimming, running, yoga, boxing, and exploring far-off places.

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Liz Duffy
Strategic Partner, Jamie Renwick Advisors

Liz Duffy is the Director of the Annual Fund and Alumni Relations at Greenwich Country Day School (GCDS), her alma mater.  She also received her Bachelor’s degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and her Master of Public Administration from NYU.  As a Director in the GCDS Development office, Liz manages fundraising efforts across more than 5,000 constituents and implements programming and events for all alumni.  Prior to GCDS, Liz worked at Tiger Foundation in New York City.  As Program Officer, she conducted comprehensive due diligence for grant renewals and new grant requests within the foundations funding areas  of education, employment, youth and families, and criminal justice.  Liz lives in Greenwich, CT with her husband and two children.

Our Specialty

Jamie Renwick Advisors (JRA) can provide your organization with any of the following development services:

♣    Development office management, offering training and mentoring to staff and assisting in improving organizational systems and infrastructure.

♣    Board identification, coaching and recruitment including fundraising training and improving board committee structure.

♣    Creating or enhancing a major gift or individual giving program, building a pipeline of prospective donors, and thoroughly training organizational leadership and volunteers to prepare for successful major gift visits and requests.

♣    Planning and assessing impact of special events including cultivation, stewardship and ticketed events.

♣    Design and manage feasibility study to engage top prospects and outline strategies to launch a capital campaign.