The Nebraska Community Foundation works with community, organizational and donor-advised affiliated funds serving 250 communities located in 80 counties. NCF and its affiliated funds have reinvested $269 million in Nebraska since 1994.
Nebraska Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Carrie Malek-Madani as the new director of marketing & communications.
Prior to NCF, Malek-Madani worked for the Lied Center for Performing Arts where she managed the organization’s public relations, brand strategy and communications efforts.
“We are thrilled to have Carrie join our team,” said Jeff Yost, NCF president and CEO. “Her experience and expertise will continue to elevate NCF’s message and mission to create a path for communities across the state to prosper.”
As director of marketing & communications, Malek-Madani will be responsible for developing and implementing NCF’s communications and marketing goals and strategies to build awareness and support for NCF and its affiliated funds. She will also create and oversee the production of NCF’s publications, advertising, social media and video production, as well as assist NCF’s affiliated funds located across the state with developing their own marketing strategies and tools.
Malek-Madani’s previous professional experience includes work for S&S Public Relations, where she developed PR and media relations strategy for clients in industries ranging from technology to education. Prior to S&S Public Relations, she worked for the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s marketing department.
Malek-Madani holds a bachelor’s degree in communication: media management and is currently pursuing her master’s degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications in integrated media communications. She is a member of the National Communication Honors Society, Lambda Pi Eta.
Originally from Vermillion, S.D., Malek-Madani lives in Lincoln with her husband, Gunnar, and daughter, Eleanor.
Nebraska Community Foundation is a statewide 501(c)(3) organization using charitable giving to build prosperous communities. In the last five years, more than 37,000 contributions have been made to NCF affiliated funds, and more than $127 million has been reinvested to benefit Nebraska communities.