Grisel Brewster has joined the Community Cooperative team, taking the role of development director.
Brewster most recently served as Senior Director of Operations for IMAG History and Science Center, a neighboring non-profit organization located in Fort Myers.
Brewster not only brings non-profit operational experience to Community Cooperative, she also has over 15 years of event planning experience to offer the organization.
“Being raised in the event business and then later working for Harborside Event Center, I have had the opportunity of helping countless local organizations plan their large fundraisers. I would say that the mission-driven events have always been my favorite to organize and now I have the opportunity to merge my two passions and serve, in my opinion, one of the most important organizations in SWFL,” Brewster said. “I also look forward to developing donor relationships, and finding new ways of getting my fellow Latin-American community members more engaged and involved in the Community Cooperative mission.”
Although she graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with her bachelors in legal studies with the intent of pursuing a law degree, Brewster said she found herself continually gravitating back into event management.
Community Cooperative is excited to have Brewster onboard to help further their mission to end hunger and homelessness in the community.