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Joanna Linden chief development officer, Capital Area Food Bank: Linden has worked in development and executive leadership for organizations such as Easter Seals, the Austin Lyric Opera, and most recently as the president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas. Paula Lange finance manager, Austin Community Foundation: Over the last 10 years, Lange has administered the finances for almost 300 organizations under ACF’s 501c3 umbrella. Yvette Ruiz Freemyer community relations, National Instruments: Through various community partnerships, Ruiz helps connect nonprofits to individuals who are looking to give back to the Austin community through strategic charitable giving and volunteerism. Jennifer Wijangco director of development, Arthouse at Jones Center: Wijangco serves as a volunteer, board member and founder of strataTX in 2007, a young professionals giving group of the Texas Cultural Trust to support creativity in the arts, culture and economy. Narissa Johnson external communications manager, Southwest Key: In the last eight years, Johnson has designed and developed the plan for three galas and has been chair of and treasurer of two other fundraisers. These fundraisers have raised about $800,000. 32

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