Our Team2018-12-18T21:20:12+00:00

The Black Fox Philanthropy team came together out of a shared drive to make a positive impact on our local and global communities, and the knowledge that by bringing our best practices and high-level skillsets into a single, fiercely purposeful team, We are a Force for Good.

Our combined experience spanning decades in creating and implementing strategies that positively impact the capacity of individuals and organizations to improve lives is evident in the brief bios of our team.

Natalie Lynn Rekstad
Natalie Lynn RekstadFounder & CEO
Superpower: Leveraging a strategist mind and philanthropist heart to attract significant and sustainable funding for global NGO clients.
Susan Bachar
Susan BacharInterim President
Superpower: Developing actionable and effective strategy to attract bold giving.
Jennifer Kelly
Jennifer KellyCommunications Strategist & Grant Writer
Superpower: Translating high-impact results into compelling stories that inspire others to support and serve.
Lisa Mortell
Lisa MortellFundraising & Communications Specialist
Superpower: Bringing both optimism and clarity to any situation.
Julia Slusarz
Julia SlusarzResearch Associate
Superpower: Diving into the details to find best fit funders for clients.
Michelle Jaffee
Michelle Jaffee2017 Intern
Superpower: Applying business skills to nonprofit challenges.
Sarah Bachar
Sarah Bachar2017 Intern
Superpower: Transforming ideas into actions.