Media Article
October 23, 2023

Chosen Lands Jared Brown as New VP of National Advancement 

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Chosen Lands Jared Brown as New VP of National Advancement

Brown’s hire signals expansion of nonprofit’s reach and influence to support strategic growth plans

San Antonio, TX, October 23, 2023 –Chosen, a leading nonprofit helping children heal from trauma by strengthening their families, announces the appointment of Jared Brown as its new Vice President of National Advancement. Brown will oversee Chosen’s fundraising efforts and spearhead the development of strategic relationships with key stakeholders.

Prior to joining Chosen, Brown served as Next Generations Global Lead for Compassion International, the world’s leading authority on holistic child development through sponsorship. He boasts a history of success in nonprofit leadership, a passion for innovation and a commitment to fostering meaningful relationships.

“We are very excited to welcome Jared Brown to our growing team at Chosen during this critical time of accelerated growth,” said Chosen CEO Jenni Lord. “When searching for our VP of National Advancement, we focused on finding not only someone with a proven track record of incredible success, but someone who possesses the same passion that runs through us all—a passion to see lives transformed. We found this in Jared, an enthusiastic leader who will amplify our mission, forge unique partnerships, and create innovative approaches to propel our organization to exciting new heights.”

Brown has helped cultivate strong, lasting connections with supporters, while guiding organizations to better serve their donors and the children they support through fundraising and innovation in new products, services and insights. With his extensive experience in donor relations, product management and global marketing, Brown will drive Chosen’s growth and expand its reach.

“I am excited to join this remarkable team and contribute to their impactful work,” said Brown. “I was attracted to join Chosen because their work truly is transforming the lives of children and families, and they have the stories and clinical data to prove it. It’s an honor to serve as the Vice President of National Advancement and lead the organization’s efforts in fundraising and building strategic partnerships to accelerate our growth trajectory at Chosen.”

About Chosen:

Chosen works to help children heal from trauma by strengthening their families. Our practitioners and licensed care managers work with families impacted by the child welfare system – including adoptive, foster, kinship (relative) families and biological parents reunified with their children. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, or visit to learn more.

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