Jessica Browning,  MBA

Jessica Browning, MBA


Jessica Browning brings more than 25 years of nonprofit marketing and development experience to Winkler Group clients. As Principal and Executive Vice President of the Winkler Group, Jessica helps oversee the firm’s operations and services.  

An expert in donor communications, Jessica has received awards including the CASE Circle of Excellence award for her writing.  She has written case statements and fundraising materials for more than 150 universities, independent schools, cultural organizations, ministries, and nonprofits.

Jessica’s marketing strategies and comprehensive fundraising materials have transformed clients’ giving programs. The most recent capital campaign Jessica led exceeded its original goal by 60 percent. 

A former federal grant reviewer, Ms. Browning also leads the firm’s grant writing projects. Her grant proposals have secured six- and seven-figure private, state, and federal grants for Winkler Group clients.

Ms. Browning received a B.A. from Duke University as well as an M.A. and M.B.A. from the College of William and Mary.  She served on the Editorial Review Board for Giving USA and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She also serves on the board of One80 Place.