Sandy Obodzinski

Staff Member Since: 2019

As Development & Communications Director, Sandy works with donors, sponsors and grantors to foster strong relationships with people who have a passion for the humanities. Her combined responsibilities for fundraising and communications ensure financial sustainability for the organization and greater brand awareness across Tennessee.

Sandy attended Drake University where she received her B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication, and later earned her MLAS from Vanderbilt University. She moved to Nashville in 2005 and charted a new career path working with nonprofit organizations in development. Prior to joining the team at Humanities Tennessee, Sandy worked with Nashville Ballet, The Nature Conservancy in Tennessee and Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee. In her spare time, she enjoys creative writing, reading, hiking and outdoor activities, kayaking, traveling and spending time in her ‘treehouse’ enjoying nature.