Ali Lennon joined the University of South Dakota Foundation (USDF) in October 2013 as the Associate Director of Development for Arts and Sciences.
Lennon grew up in Wakonda, South Dakota and graduated from the University of South Dakota with her B.A. in Psychology with an emphasis in Disaster Response and minor in Spanish in 2010. After graduating, she went on to join the first Masters of Social Work cohort through USD. Lennon completed her MSW in 2012.
Prior to joining USDF, Lennon worked for the Helpline Center in Sioux Falls, SD. She served as the Resource Development Director for two years. During her time at the Helpline Center, Lennon managed donor relationships, organized events and administered grants.