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Fuel Cincinnati
Fuel Cincinnati

Chris Eden

POSITION: Development Committee

Background:

I’m a major gift fundraiser and development officer at the University of Cincinnati, where I’ve worked since 2011. I build and maintain relationships with many of the most successful alumni of the university. I began my career in the political world, working various internships on Capitol Hill before eventually returning home to Kentucky to join the campaign circuit. In 2010, I worked on the finance team of Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway’s US Senate campaign.

Skills/Experience:

  • Fundraising + Development
  • Event Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Volunteer + Board Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Public Relations + Communication

What Fuel Means to Me:
Fuel is an opportunity for me to operate in a volunteer capacity and use some of what I’ve learned in my professional life to impact an organization that is providing an important service to young entrepreneurs in Cincinnati.

Why I’m Involved in Fuel Cincinnati:
Fuel is a great opportunity to meet and network with other driven young professionals in Cincinnati, while simultaneously having a real impact on the community.

Why You Should Bring Your Idea to Us:
It’s hard to find funding for your great idea! We can help with that.

Interesting, Fun Fact about Me:
I am a novice guitar player and self-proclaimed music snob!

What I’m Excited About in 2015:
All-Star weekend, the ever-improving concert lineups and Cincinnati music scene, and new personal and professional opportunities!