Marne Braddock is the Development Manager at the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP). Prior to CUP, Marne worked at FEGS Health and Human Services, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals achieve greater success, independence, and dignity at work, where she wrote news articles, built fundraising tools, and wrote strategic planning reports to strengthen FEGS’ funding portfolio and develop an informed, performance-driven workforce. Prior to FEGS, Marne was a Product Development Fellow at Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society. At Taproot, she developed grant material and database tools to improve programs and services and to provide public resources for organizations in need of pro bono support. Marne previously held two AmeriCorps positions: teaching health, safety and emergency preparedness at the American Red Cross in Greater New York, and developing nonprofit capacity and program sustainability at Communities In Schools of Washington State. Marne has a Master of Public Administration degree in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and she has a Bachelor of Science in Management from Tulane University.