Managing Partner

Chris leads the Ovrture team in building, maintaining, and enhancing the platform. He also works directly with clients to build systems, drive adoption, and conceive of new use cases. Believing that the application of new thinking is what drives the world forward, Chris takes great pride in bringing a far more efficient and modern approach to the “digital advancement office.”

BA from the United States Naval Academy, MS in information systems from the Naval Postgraduate School



Jon works with clients across the country to deploy our technology, while also providing feedback to the development team to ensure that we are responding quickly to our emerging market. He believes that cutting-edge technology and the timeless stories of the impact of philanthropy make a powerful combination.

BS in systems engineering and a BS in mechanical engineering from the US Naval Academy, MBA from the University of Utah



Larry founded Snavely Associates in 1982 and has brought his considerable experience in fundraising communications to bear as we push the bounds of a digital-first future. As Larry looks back at the amazing number of great projects and important causes we’ve had the privilege to serve over the past 35 years, he is both very grateful and very proud. There are worse gigs than finding innovative ways to help people come together for better education, better health care, and a better world.

BS in government from Beloit College




Derek maintains close to 20 years of business development and P&L experience in the digital content industry. He previously served in executive level positions at leading mobile solution providers including Handango, July Systems and Nokia, where he served as Director of the Americas, Content & Software Aggregation. With a track record for driving revenue growth, Derek offers a deep network of mobile operators, publishers, broadcasters, content providers, and advertising networks. Derek currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Blair Academy and the Board of Trustees of Alexander Valley School. He and his wife and two sons reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.

BS from Dickinson College, MBA from Texas Christian University


Account Executive, Business Development

Cory helps inspire clients to challenge the status quo in how they communicate with key donors and prospects. As a former fundraiser, she believes in the power of donor-centric philanthropy to bring big change to organizations and that exploring and having daily adventures is essential. Cory was previously the director of annual giving at the University of Denver during the university’s nearly $500 million campaign.

BS in marketing from Lake Superior State University, MBA from the University of Denver


Director, Account Leadership

Maria coordinates all services to be provided by Snavely Associates, including our clients’ implementation of Ovrture within their campaign communications mix. She has extensive experience in navigating complex campaign projects for our clients across higher education, healthcare, and other philanthropic organizations. She believes a messy desk is the sign of a creative mind and that a deep breath can go a long way. Prior to joining Snavely Associates in 2014, Maria worked in account management for an NYC advertising agency serving Avon and IBM.

BA in advertising from Penn State University


Production Manager

Chelsea coordinates design + production capacity and manages project schedules. She has 7 years of experience in nonprofit management, specializing in higher education and fine art. Her expertise is navigating complex projects, enacting innovative strategies that keep teams agile to meet evolving stakeholder needs.

BFA in sculpture from the University of Florida, MA in business design and arts leadership from the Savannah College of Art and Design


Vice President, Strategy & Brand

Doug’s experience as an external relations and campaign planning VP on the staff of more than one large nonprofit institution equips him to serve as Ovrture’s main message strategist and editorial lead on all communications. Doug believes that campaigns succeed only through the words and deeds of confident leaders who can crystallize the enterprise – a fact that makes message fluency essential.

BA from Miami University


Account Executive, Client Engagement

Gideon helps clients with whatever is needed to make using Ovrture second nature. He leads the onboarding process to successfully launch new systems
and engages with existing clients/tenants to drive adoption. Gideon believes that having a positive attitude and going the extra mile are some of the most important qualities someone can have in their professional and personal life. Before joining the Ovrture team, he worked as a sales executive in Chicago focusing on media and advertising.

BA from the University of Arizona


Account Executive, Client Engagement

Claire provides comprehensive engagement and support to clients to help achieve their Ovrture goals. She thrives on empowering others to maximize their potential through organized processes and open communication. Prior to joining the Ovrture team, Claire served as the Assistant Director of Stewardship for Colorado State University, where she oversaw endowment reports, impact reports, pledge stewardship, and major gift acknowledgments.

BA in international studies from Colorado State University, Graduate Certificate in nonprofit administration from Colorado State University


IT Operations Manager & Senior Information Security Officer

Chris works behind the scenes to keep our application and environment safe, reliable, and secure. He creates and maintains the infrastructure that powers our application ensuring it meets current client needs while preparing for the future. Chris believes that perfect is a much better verb than a noun and finds joy in continuously working to improve processes, procedures, and security to enhance the service our clients depend upon. He previously worked for a prominent research University supporting marketing and communication objectives with technology and also for a name brand in weather data, technology, and human insight.


Director, Design & Production

Adam works to ensure that our creative solutions, from concept to execution, are unexpected, on brand, and on message. He believes in the power of negative space and that less is more (unless we’re talking about Cool Ranch Doritos). Adam has been the lead designer on countless multi-million dollar and award winning campaigns for hospitals and universities across the United States and Canada.

BS in graphic design from Philadelphia University



Andrew creates engaging and on-brand design solutions to help clients connect with their audience. He’s worked on everything from Ovrture’s user experience and interface to dozens of client systems. He believes that design thinking can change the world.

BA in graphic design from the University of Wisconsin–Parkside



From initial sketch to final deliverables, Christine produces engaging design solutions that help our clients connect with their audiences. She’s your go-to for house flipping before/afters and will challenge you to Friends trivia.


Senior Application Developer

Saurabh, a certified scrum master, channeling his energy to transform innovative ideas into winning products. He leads the development effort at Ovrture and is always on the look-out for more innovative solutions. Saurabh believes in agile method’s fluidic philosophy of flexibility and continual optimization. He lives life with great gusto and is driven by his strong conviction that technology must be used to make lives happy and happening.


Senior Quality Analyst

Saba is an experienced Quality Analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. A Certified Tester – Foundation Level (CTFL – ISTQB), and Foundation Level Agile, Saba takes a holistic approach by putting herself in the shoes of the donor/prospect to ensure that the end product results in a flawless application.


Technology Partner

Working closely and daily with the Ovrture team, Floodlight Digital serves as the primary application code developers. Floodlight Digital’s responsibilities include the development of enhancements, client system onboardings, and general application maintenance.

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