Bethany is the Senior Communications Strategist at Community Solutions, where she helps communities fighting homelessness develop campaigns and communications strategies to inspire leadership and change. Throughout her career, Bethany has worked for a range of organizations, helping them use their voices and expertise to influence policies that impact those most in need.
Before joining our team, Bethany served as a nonprofit consultant working with organizations to develop campaign, communications, and grassroots plans to advance their public policy goals. Prior to consulting, Bethany led communications for the statewide advocacy organization, Health Access California, and led the outreach efforts for MNsure, Minnesota’s state-based health insurance marketplace. Bethany has also held positions as a lobbyist, Senate staffer, and advocacy director. Bethany earned her masters in public policy at the University of Minnesota, and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa. Bethany has lived in DC, Minneapolis, and Northern California and currently lives in Des Moines, Iowa, with her partner, kiddo, and doggie.
- LOVES: RALLYING THE TROOPS
- HATES: STATUS QUO THINKING
- SUPER POWER: COMMUNITY CONNECTOR