Director for Philanthropy
Abbey is a director for philanthropy, raising funds for the UW Medicine Eye Institute, the Division of Rheumatology and the Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease. Abbey has been at UW Medicine since 2011, prior to which she served in various development and program management roles for organizations including Southeast Effective Development (SEED), Camp Fire Central Puget Sound, the Washington State Arts Commission and the Eugene Glass School.
She holds an M.S. in arts administration and a certificate in nonprofit management from the University of Oregon. Abbey is an active board member for AFP Advancement Northwest and serves as their co-VP of programming. Born in Montana and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Abbey loves to be active — be it sailboat racing, yoga or chasing her toddler around.