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Chris Garrity

Development Associate

Chris Garrity joined DRiWaterstone in early 2022 as a Development Associate based in San Diego, CA. Chris is a purpose-driven individual passionate about working with mission-driven organizations. As the lead contact for DRiWaterstone’s development team, Chris brings that enthusiasm to each of DRiWaterstone’s unique clients. Chris engages clients to develop a fundamental understanding of their organization, identify their fundraising goals, and curate a tailored actionable plan that can be leveraged to meet those goals.

Outside of DRiWaterstone, Chris brings past work experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Chris has worked in Business Development with CEB (now Gartner) aligning C-suite executives with best-practice research and advisory services, and as a Development Coordinator with the Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation building out the fundraising capacity of the organization.

Originally from the Washington D.C. area, Chris graduated from Colorado College with a bachelor’s degree in Ecology. Chris continues to nurture this passion for the environment in his free time by surfing, backpacking, bouldering, and camping.