Laurie A. Selik is a nonprofit professional with experience providing strategic leadership, creating fundraising plans, writing award-winning grants, and developing authentic relationships with donors. She is currently implementing and directing institutional giving strategies at The Colburn School in Los Angeles. Selik worked for ten years in public radio, reinvigorating foundation support for American Public Media’s Marketplace, public radio’s business program, and launchedWeekend America, where she was managing producer. Selik continues to consult in public radio and manages foundation support for AIRmedia, and often lends her nonprofit management skills to nonprofit boards.
Selik is also the co-publisher at Chimayo Press. She holds a master of professional writing degree from the University of Southern California and a bachelor of arts degree in communications from Michigan State University.