Chris Snavely


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 Snavely



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 Snavely



Larry founded Foster Avenue (formerly 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 Peachey



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

Cory Andersen


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

Maria Barton


Chelsea Voss