Director of Development
Gina Salerno is the director of development at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. She/they are a development professional with more than 15 years of experience in fundraising from government, corporate, and foundation sources. During their career, they have raised more than $75 million for programs working on entrepreneurship, women’s health, education, and climate change research. Before joining Equitable Growth, they were the director of development for the Open Markets Institute. Prior to joining the Open Markets Institute, they worked at Pacific Community Ventures, a community development financial institution based in Oakland, California. They have a bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy from Arcadia University and a master’s degree in international relations from American University.