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Jaime McMullen Garcia


(719) 502-3200 |

Box C16, Centennial | F-200


Jaime McMullen Garcia, M.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Jaime McMullen Garcia has over 15 years of experience in fundraising and communication research and is the Chief Development Officer of The Headstrong Project. Throughout her career, she has excelled in development and leadership positions in higher education and other nonprofit organizations. Her passion lies in the joy that comes from connecting donors with their philanthropic passions and helping organizations benefit from this generosity. She cannot deny her passion for teaching and enjoys her roles at Pikes Peak State College and Purdue Global.

Jaime is the founder of Jovial Communication, which provides philanthropy advising and fundraising consulting services. Jaime previously served as the Chief Philanthropy Officer for Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado, where she directed philanthropic activities. Additionally, she oversaw the successful execution of the UCCS Ent Center for the Arts Capital Campaign that raised over $60 million and opened its doors in 2018. Garcia started her fundraising career at the University of Colorado Foundation in 2003, and eventually served as Executive Director of Development for the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs campus.

Jaime received an MA in Communication and a BA in Communication and Psychology with a minor in Professional Writing from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. She has served on the board of directors for Classical KCME FM and served on the board of directors for Leadership Pikes Peak. She currently serves on the Colorado State Fair Capital Campaign Committee. Jaime lives in Falcon, Colorado, with her husband, Leo, their two sons, and four dogs. She loves camping, paddleboarding, and hockey games.