Jacquelyn C. Buss

Consulting Projects Manager

Biography

Jacquelyn grew up volunteering in the Houston community, developing a love for giving back and serving others that continued to grow throughout her years at Texas A&M University and led to her desire to pursue a career in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining Dini Spheris, Jacquelyn served as a development officer and Director of Development for the Glenwood Cemetery Historic Preservation Foundation, leading its $15 million capital campaign. This position provided Jacquelyn with extensive experience managing a capital campaign, as well as in prospect strategy, grant writing, board management and case development and ignited her passion for helping organizations pursue momentous goals.

As an avid reader and lover of stories, Jacquelyn enjoys partnering with organizations as they “dream big,” pursuing transformational visions and crafting compelling narratives and cases for support. With a keen eye for detail, Jacquelyn appreciates how the big picture informs all aspects of a project, and in turn, how those pieces come together as a driving force, turning visions into reality. Providing tools and helping clients move towards their visions and increase their impact motivates Jacquelyn in the work she does at Dini Spheris.

Jacquelyn graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Business Honors, a Minor in Psychology and a Nonprofit and Social Innovation Certificate. In her spare time, Jacquelyn enjoys traveling, reading, playing golf and volunteering with Make-A-Wish as a Wish Granter.

Reports & Insights

The Opportunity Houston campaign helped grow the Houston economy by attracting corporations, developing the workforce and enhancing Houston’s image to help increase and attract top talent.

West Texas Rural Philanthropy Days 2022

West Texas Rural Philanthropy Days (WTXRPD) is designed, organized, funded and planned by community leaders from West Texas. It provides rural nonprofits with access to funding…
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The Opportunity Houston campaign helped grow the Houston economy by attracting corporations, developing the workforce and enhancing Houston’s image to help increase and attract top talent.

Giving USA 2022 Report

Dini Spheris is honored to be partnering once again with United Way Nonprofit Connection to review Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2022. This special…
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