Elena Pullen-Venema will speak about Planned Giving
Elena Pullen-Venema has been with the Community Foundation of Snohomish County since 2013. As Director of Gift Planning, she works closely with individuals, families, and their professional advisors to help build tax friendly charitable giving options that create meaningful legacies and grow philanthropy throughout Snohomish County. Elena currently serves as Board Vice President for the Snohomish County Estate Planning Council. With more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Elena also has her MBA in Finance. She received her Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) designation from the American College of Financial Services in September 2018. Originally from Massachusetts, and after having spent time living and working in southern Africa, Elena now lives in Snohomish with her husband Jaymes and two children Thandi and JD. In her free time, Elena enjoys coaching for the Snohomish Youth Soccer Club, volunteering in her children’s schools, and is an avid runner.