Elaine Honig


Elaine is an entrepreneur who thrives on creating brands, building businesses, and helping others—be they animals or humans. A native Oklahoman with an Economics degree from Tufts University, she started out in the real estate business, then spent 21 years

Heather Frank, CFRE


Heather holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Masters in Education with Non-Profit Administration. Her education, along with her heart for service and years of event and fund development experience, creates the perfect leader for our Project Management team.

Sarah Obialero

Creative Director

Having lived bi-coastal, from New York to California, and gathering a wealth of experience in industries from wine and events to theater and luxury retail, Sarah brings a diverse and unique perspective…

Ashlee Meier, CFRE

Director of Project Management

Before joining our team, Ashlee dedicated five years of service at the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee, where she received numerous recognitions, including Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30, Nashville Emerging Leader, and Woman of Influence in the Nonprofit Sector.

Kim Perry

Director of Business Development

A veteran Studio 4Forty team member dating back to 2010, Kim leads our business development team with a passionate tenacity for helping new nonprofit partners increase their fundraising and donor bases. She brings various talents and a colorful background in

Krista Elmore, CFRE


In 2015, Krista managed the first annual Wine Women & Shoes event for RISE in San Luis Obispo, California and immediately fell in love. So much so that she convinced us she needed to join our Project Management team. Since

Allie Duggan

Graphic Design Manager

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design at the Art Institute in Sacramento, California, Allie stumbled upon us exactly when we were hunting for another creative force. With a love for volunteer work and a knack for dreaming

Jennifer Downes, CFRE


Jennifer comes to us with a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management and over ten years’ experience in the private club industry gaining extensive knowledge in customer service, food & beverage, event management, & logistics.  Working at a local nonprofit, she was introduced



Alyssa is our jet-setting, world-changer in training! After becoming a medical assistant at 17 and working in the field for nearly 4 years, Alyssa began service for Kern County, where she was introduced to our fearless leader, Heather Frank. The

Emily Rasmason

Admin and Accounting

The newest addition to the Studio 4Forty team, Emily is a perfect fit! Having lived in Northern California her entire life, she is deeply passionate about wine country, spending time outdoors, championing animals and helping uplift our nonprofit partners. After