Your partners in change

We believe empathy is at the heart of what makes a partnership thrive. Our team’s firsthand knowledge of the challenges nonprofits face allows us to work alongside you authentically to create a holistic plan founded on strategy, ingenuity, and above all, integrity.

Jessica Rodriguez, CFRE

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Jessica Rodriguez is the co-founder and managing partner of Cloud Nine Nonprofit Advisors. Leading the organization’s daily operations, she is the driving force behind Cloud 9’s impact with our clients and communities. Jessica’s greatest strength (besides bringing joy wherever she goes) is her ability to amplify giving and strengthen teams to help nonprofits thrive.

Jessica Munday

Co-Founder & Partner

Jessica is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for helping the greater good. In 2021, Munday co-founded Cloud 9 with her long-time friend and colleague, Jessica Rodriguez. As a seasoned strategic marketing professional with 25 years in the nonprofit sector, she enjoys working closely with nonprofit leaders to develop their brand strategies and communications to strengthen their ability to make a greater impact in the world.

Lenai Martinez

Client Advisor & Director of Operations

Lenai is a tenured nonprofit professional with a passion of giving it her all. As a Cloud 9 client advisor and director of operations, she delivers an excellent customer service experience, supports lead advisors, and responsibly assures that expectations are not only met but exceeded. If you know anything about Cloud 9, you know Lenai is an integral part of the “Cloud 9 Way” working hard behind the scenes and always with a smile on her face.

Rachel Sylvester

Advisor Services Coordinator

Rachel serves as the advisor services coordinator at Cloud 9. Her passion for the nonprofit sector has been a driving force in her career. Her role at Cloud 9 is to help ensure the company’s advisors are supported and to help promote Cloud 9 to nonprofits. With a genuine commitment to being a part of positive change, Rachel is eager to assist Cloud 9 in ensuring its nonprofit clients thrive.

Kristen Weeden

Grants & Foundations Advisor

Kristen is an experienced nonprofit leader with a demonstrated history of successful project management, development and grant writing. Cloud 9 is honored to have her on our team, providing the unique ability to secure funding based on strategic community initiatives and data collection.

Heather Davidson

Research & Policy Advisor

Heather helps Cloud 9’s clients by guiding them to success using her extensive experience in government affairs, research, strategic planning, evaluation, data analytics, event planning, program development and policy analysis. She is a dedicated nonprofit professional with 15 years of experience in the field. Her expertise includes economic development, healthcare access, behavioral health, affordable housing, education, and child welfare. Her ability to provide invaluable insights for our clients brings a level of service that helps elevate our clients to new heights.

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