Senior Operations Director
Josh Kaufmann (he/him) started with IA in 2019 and brings more than 20 years of nonprofit experience to the team. As the son of a breast cancer survivor and a colon cancer survivor, he was drawn to the organization’s mission and the opportunity to support those affected by the disease.
Previously, Josh worked as Director of Development and Donor Engagement for Stanislaus Community Foundation in Modesto, Cal., helping to oversee a period of exponential growth in both assets under management, as well as new charitable funds. Prior to his time in California, Josh was Director of Development Operations for Chicago Children’s Museum, overseeing special events and the Annual Fund. He has an extensive background in communication, fundraising and branding with a particular focus on database management and analytics.
Josh is a graduate of UW Wisconsin-Whitewater and holds a MA in Journalism from Columbia College Chicago.