Bramble recognized by National 4-H Council with top honor
CHEVY CHASE — The National 4-H Council has recognized Jill Bramble, senior vice president and chief development officer for the organization and a Chestertown native, with the Distinguished 4-H Alumni Medallion for her leadership and commitment to empowering young leaders.
Bramble joins a group of Distinguished 4-H Alumni Medallion recipients including country star Jennifer Net- tles; actress and producer Aubrey Plaza; and TODAY show anchor Craig Melvin. The honor is presented annually to top 4-H alumni from across the country for their dedication to youth development as well as personal achievements, a news release states.
A collaborator and strategic thinker at National 4-H Council, Bramble leads a team of development professionals managing a portfolio of strategic-level corporate sponsorships raising more than $25 million in programmatic funding to support the 4-H movement, the release states.
During her tenure at the council, she mobilized more than $100 million in sustainable fundraising revenue, contributing to high quality youth development programs that enable young leaders to help solve the world’s most urgent issues, the release continues.
“I’m honored to receive this recognition. From my beginnings as a 4-H member in Chestertown and continued work with the organization, I’ve experienced firsthand the power of young people to become leaders and change their communities”, said Bramble. “4-H built important foundations that shaped who I am today and I’m thrilled for the opportunity to pay it forward.”
Earlier in her career, Bramble led fund development strategy and execution at highly impactful consulting firms and top tier causes. Bramble received a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology from the University of Colorado and a Master of Science in nonprofit administration from the University of Maryland.