Cody J. Grigsby, Executive Vice President & Director of Business Operations

Cody Grigsby is an executive vice president with Netzel Grigsby Associates who enjoys working with a diverse range of nonprofit organizations throughout San Diego and northern California. Cody brings genuine connection, targeted communications, and creative solutions to help his clients realize their greatest potential while making a lasting impact on the communities they serve.

Cody’s love of humankind drives his passion to “do good” every day. He believes in the transformational power that philanthropy has on the world, and all that is made possible when people come together. Cody specializes in marketing and communications, using compelling written and visual storytelling to ensure his clients remain mission-driven in all aspects of their vision.

Cody joined the firm in 2013 after a successful career as an international humanitarian with the Department of Defense and has more than eight years of development experience. Cody’s passion for cultural diversity, animal welfare, environmental preservation, and human rights inspires his work with NGA. Cody’s experience ranges from multi-million-dollar capital campaigns and major gifts to annual campaigns, goal feasibility studies, case development, and communications services. His recent clients include the Armed Services YMCA of San Diego, the City of Poway and the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, Cygnet Theatre, Diversionary Theatre, Dub Baseball and Softball Foundation, Episcopal Community Services, NTC Foundation, Pacific Wildlife Care, Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley, Sacramento LGBT Community Center, Sacramento SPCA, San Jose Stage Company, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Sunnyvale Community Services, Timken Museum of Art, and Unusual Suspects Theatre Company.

Cody serves on the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) San Diego Chapter Board of Directors as Vice President of Resource Development.

Cody is a published author and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of California Santa Barbara, with more than seven years of experience in behavior management.

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