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Member Spotlight: Get to Know Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE

July 17, 2023, The Association

You know those people who are naturally enthusiastic and energized, no morning coffee necessary? Meet Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE

Name & Title: Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE, Interim Chief Development Officer, Houston SPCA
Member of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement since:  2022

The Association: Describe yourself in three words. 
Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE: Joyful, Nurturing, Naturally caffeinated

The Association: Describe Houston SPCA in three words.  
Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE: Passionate, Essential, Competent

The Association: Tell us one small victory you has this week, personally or professionally.
Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE: I saw over 50 family and friends this past week on my annual trip to Michigan.

The Association: Tell us about a risk you took in your current capacity that paid off.
Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE: Taking on my role as Interim Chief Development Officer was a risk that paid off. We continue to maximize departmental efficiency and growth through fundraising efforts.

The Association: What’s the last movie you saw? 
Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE: Top Gun: Maverick

The Association: Please share a hidden (or not-so-hidden) talent. 
Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE: I’m not too bad at karaoke and can do an excellent parrot impersonation.

The Association: You can invite 5 people from all of history to dinner. Who’s at the table, and what are you eating?   
Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE: I’d be enjoying a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner with the following people:

  • Jesus
  • President Lincoln
  • My Grandpa Schulist (deceased)
  • My Grandma Hartman (deceased)
  • My friend, Pat, a retired 70s and 80s Manhattan Advertising executive

The Association: Anything else you’d like your colleagues to know about you and your work?   
Jamie Hartman Spiva, CFRE: I’m a collaborator. I’m always available for some assistance and brainstorming!

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