Trista Kendall

Director of Foundation Relations & Development Communications

Trista has spent her career working in nonprofit development and communications, connecting donors and funders to organizations that share their values and make big impact. At RepresentUs, she works with institutional funders to facilitate investments in nonpartisan democracy reform. She also helps the development team build strong, lasting relationships with donors and supporters committed to RepresentUs’s vision for our country.

Prior to RepresentUs, Trista worked at National Skills Coalition, a bipartisan network advancing workforce development policies. She has also worked on corporate responsibility campaigns, in arts nonprofits, and on education reform. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in German Studies and Ethics from Smith College.