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Nancy Starner

Foundation Gift Officer

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Nancy Starner is the Foundation Gift Officer for the Cleveland Orchestra in Cleveland, OH. Previously, she worked as the Director of Development and Communications at Preterm in Cleveland, the largest abortion clinic in Ohio and one of the largest in the country; as well as, led Ohio’s statewide abortion fund, Women Have Options, transforming an organization on the verge of closing into a dynamic, thriving group at the center of Ohio’s pro-choice movement, with a nationally recognized advocacy program.

She recently received the 2014 CoreAlign Generative Fellowship, and currently sits on the board of the National Network of Abortion Funds. Previously, she was a 2011 Ohio Political Leaders Fellow at the Center for Progressive Leadership, served on the board of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, and was the Ohio Regional Coordinator for Raising Women’s Voices. Nancy holds a BA in political economy and an MBA, both from Tulane University.