Emily Fabian

Vice President


Emily Fabian has specialized in major gift fundraising, annual giving, and board relations for over a decade.

Prior to joining The Compass Group, Emily served as a Philanthropy Executive for the Australian Conservation Foundation, an environmental advocacy organization with over half a million members. Emily managed a portfolio of major donors and prospects including a number of trusts and foundations.

Before moving to Melbourne, Australia, Emily worked with World Wildlife Fund in Washington D.C., developing high-touch cultivation techniques to build and deepen relationships with donors. Through this stewardship, Emily successfully engaged annual fund constituents and developed a robust pipeline of major gift prospects. Her fundraising career began at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, managing the engagement and stewardship of the organization’s most prominent donors and board members during the organization’s multimillion-dollar campaign.

Emily’s experience also includes serving as a fundraising subcommittee member for Climate for Change and community work to facilitate values-based conversations around climate change and additional important environmental issues.

Emily graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Spanish.