Kintera Leadership



Julie Schwartz
Kintera, Inc.
Managing Director of Product Services
9605 Scranton Road
Suite 240
San Diego, CA 92121
  - BS, Miami University, Oxford Ohio

Snapshot of Relevant Experience

10 Years    Work Within Non-Profit/Non-Commercial Sector
8 Years      Policy Analysis and Development
7 Years      Business Operations
3 Years      Internet Industry Experience




Kintera, Inc.
San Diego, CA

Managing Director of Product Services
Responsible to senior management for managing the product marketing and product services department.
Maintain the product pipeline and design product specifications based on customer requirements. Key inventor and designer for the Friends Asking Friends™ product offering. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Product specification and requirements definition and design
  • Account Management and Training department manager
  • Product representative for key sales initiatives
  • Interface between engineering and customer
  • Competitive analysis and market research
  • Major national account implementation

Give Power, Inc
San Diego, CA

President and Founder

Responsible for starting and developing new company to provide Internet services to non-profit organizations. Developed corporate business plan and product marketing plan which focused on event fundraising technology. Generated customer demand with several key national non-profit organizations. In 4 months time, Give Power, Inc. became strategic acquisition for Kintera, Inc.

Arthritis Foundation
San Diego, CA

Vice President, Corporate Relations

Responsible for the identification, development and management of viable corporate partnerships for San Diego and Imperial counties. Fundraising experience included major gifts, special events and foundation giving. Key participant in raising funds to support a free arthritis clinic. Specific responsibilities included:

  • Overall Chapter operation and budget assistance
  • Corporate negotiation and sales
  • Special event planning and coordination
  • Health professional education and meeting planning
  • Foundation grant writing
  • Board of Directors support
Associate Vice President

Responsible for special event projects, public and health professional education for San Diego and Imperial counties. Designed new fundraising opportunities and secured additional corporate partners for underwriting. Developed new strategic relationships with managed care organizations. Specific responsibilities included:

  • Special events development and coordination
  • HMO/MC0 partnership development
  • Health professional and general public education
  • Corporate sponsorship facilitation
  • Public policy and advocacy programming
  • Chapter Research Award program management
Director of Public and Professional Education 1996-1997

Responsible for overall development and implementation of health education programs and services for
San Diego and Imperial counties. Managed broad range of programs to support 400,000 residents with arthritis. Specific responsibilities included:

  • Program planning and coordination
  • Health professional education and meeting planning
  • ?Program budget development
  • General public health education presentations
  • Volunteer training and support

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
Chicago, IL

Director of Program Services
Responsible for the planning marketing and implementation of all program services for the State of
Illinois Administered $230.000 of community service grants, Built and grew program outreach to optimize effectiveness in largest Chapter area. Specific responsibilities included:

  • Program planning and coordination
  • Special events coordination
  • Health professional conference planning
  • Budget development and management
  • Corporate sponsorship
  • Health education presentations
  • Public affairs and advocacy programming

The American Heart Association
Cincinnati, OH

Director of Health Education and Community Programs
Responsible for educational programs for the workplace, schools and healthcare sites in Southwestern Ohio. Coordinated a three-day conference for health professionals. Met strategic program goals each year. Specific responsibilities included:

  • Program planning and coordination
  • Health professional education
  • Budget development and management
  • Educational material development
  • Grant writing and coordination
  • Volunteer training and committee development

Health Education Specialist 1990-1993

Responsible for the marketing and implementation of worksite health promotion programs for
Southwestern Ohio. Developed new corporate partnerships for both programs and fundraising efforts.
Specific responsibilities included:

  • Program marketing and implementation
  • Volunteer development and management
  • Health education presentations
  • Grant writing