Principal Profile

Chris Owens

Vice President of Development


Chris Owens is the Vice President of Development for People Working Cooperatively (PWC). Chris oversees the agency’s communications, community relations, marketing and fundraising activities. Her responsibilities include directing the non-profit organization’s multiple fundraising efforts from applying for and securing grants, overseeing the annual campaign, and securing corporate and individual donations to planning large-scale fundraising events, like PWC’s annual Oscar Night America.

During her two decade career at PWC, Chris has earned numerous accolades advancing the agency’s level of community recognition and commitment to its cause. Among them include doubling the funds raised through PWC’s annual campaign and growing the amount raised by PWC’s annual fundraiser, Oscar Night America, every year.

Chris earned her bachelor’s degree in communications and public relations from Xavier University. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Chris resides in Ft. Thomas, KY with her husband, Jim, and their three children.

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