Cassandra Ottmer is the Mission Advancement Director for Chosen and has her degree from The University of Texas at Austin. Cassandra joined the Chosen team in 2020.
Throughout her career in fundraising and development, Cassandra has worked and volunteered with organizations with a mission to serve vulnerable children and their families. She has a passion for helping children heal from the trauma they experience early in life.
Cassandra has extensive experience in grant writing, major gift solicitation, and event planning. Prior to her career with Chosen, she launched several successful annual campaigns, orchestrated yearly fundraising events and learning seminars, and led a multi-year capital campaign.
Currently, Cassandra serves on the board of AFP San Antonio and volunteers with multiple local organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Junior League of San Antonio. She has a deep appreciation for the work that nonprofits do throughout her community and strives to be an active supporter of organizations with proven results. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time hiking, reading, running, and spending time with her family and two dogs.