As a first-generation American and college graduate, Brieanna grew up in a family where education was seen as the key to opening the door to the American dream. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Brieanna attended Indiana University where she earned a B.S. in Kinesiology and a M.A. in Philanthropic Studies. She has more than a decade of fundraising experience including director-level roles at Indiana University Foundation, YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, and most recently, Butler University. As the development director, Brieanna is responsible for setting and executing the fundraising strategies for Stand for Children Indiana. A proud resident of Indianapolis, she enjoys all things “Indiana” from the Colts to I.U. basketball. She has also run in eight 500 Festival Mini-Marathons.