A graduate of Yale University, Ms. Rhodes has more than 25 years of government, education and nonprofit development experience. During her nine year tenure as the director of special events and communications at the New York City Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Ms. Rhodes oversaw corporate and volunteer based fund raising, developing and marketing established and new fund raising events which raised nearly $3 million of the agency’s $4.5 million budget annually.
Ms. Rhodes has been with In Rem Solutions since 1999 and has extensive responsibilities for client matters. Ms. Rhodes’s grantwriting scope in the local government and education sectors is broad, with experience in many state and federal grant programs. She has a portfolio of grant applications in the arenas of Education, Arts and Humanities, Science (STEM) Education, Mental Health, Justice, Human Services, Environment, Parks and Recreation, Historic Preservation, Emergency Management, Police and Fire Services, Engineering and Utilities, Water Utilities and Community Development.
Ms. Rhodes also has primary responsibility for nonprofit clients and leads the private foundation grantwriting efforts.
Ms. Rhodes has extensive experience in public relations, corporate communications and publications, including conducting national and local publicity campaigns; writing and editing annual reports, brochures and newsletters; and script and speech writing.
In addition, Ms. Rhodes has worked in economic development with the City of New Haven, Connecticut, and in planning and zoning at the municipal and county levels in Colorado.
A graduate of several grant writing and fund development courses, Ms. Rhodes has worked with numerous arts organizations, social service agencies and cultural and historical museums in South Florida and New York City. She is an active volunteer in the Palm Beach County schools and South Florida community organizations.