Brianna McKinney

Chief Advancement Officer

Brianna McKinney joined Project Guardianship in May 2022. In her role, she leads the organization's development, communications, and advocacy efforts with a focus on sustainable growth.

Prior to Project Guardianship, Brianna worked with various local and national organizations to build financial security, preserve affordable housing, and recover from natural disaster in historically excluded communities. At Local Initiatives Support Corporation, she oversaw the repair of 200+ Brooklyn homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and worked with homeowners, community leaders, and elected officials to pursue a holistic recovery across the borough. More recently, Brianna led the development and marketing department at Change Machine, a national intermediary that scales financial security through technology and nonprofit partnerships.

Brianna holds a Master of Social Work degree from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, with a focus in community organizing, planning, and development.