Vanessa advises clients on philanthropic strategy development, implementation planning, organizational design, and change management.     

Before Camber, Vanessa was with Starbucks Coffee Company for 6 years in a variety of product management and internal consulting roles across the Marketing, Technology and Wholesale Operations organizations. Her projects included product development, national product launches and new concept store launches, supply chain integration, and global ERP implementations. She began her career as an entrepreneur starting-up a fashion apparel business.

She holds an MBA with distinction from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington and a BA in Economics from Tufts University. A fan of mixing business with pleasure, she often uses Excel and PowerPoint to keep even her personal life organized. When she’s not building spreadsheets to plot out home remodels or volunteer projects, you can likely find Vanessa in her sewing room working on a creative project or spending time with her family.