Krista Berry Ortega
Krista Berry Ortega, MS is Vice President at The Welty Group, a philanthropy focused consulting firm in San Diego and adjunct instructor at the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University and Bellevue University. She is recognized as an innovative leader and brings over 15 years of diverse nonprofit experience from both San Diego and New York City. Her specific areas of expertise are organizational development, philanthropy, and grassroots advocacy and Krista’s professional achievements include: scaling organizational impact, developing successful teams, directing fundraising operations and business development, designing successful programs and special events (and getting rid of ones that aren’t successful), and leading culture change and transitions. Krista earned a Certificate in Event Management from USD in 2010, an M.S. in Urban Affairs with a concentration in Non-Profit Management from Hunter College in 2006, and a B.A. in Theatre with a minor in Education from Marymount Manhattan College in 2001.