Meet Our Team
We have experts in fields spanning every aspect of nonprofit operations.
After serving nonprofits for over 20 years, Kirsten founded Ghost Writer to help nonprofits meet their world-changing missions through investments in marketing, development, and infrastructure, that is demonstrable by solid returns on investment. The business has since expanded to include three departments, 13 team members, and a presence from down the street to Mozambique. She is happiest writing, boxing, or watching football, favoring her beloved New England Patriots.
Amy brings her passion for the education of youth who are underserved to our Ghost Writer team. She works as an English as a Second Language teacher, both locally and internationally. Her love of language and her obsession with grammar combine in her roles as a grant writer and editor for Ghost Writer.
From event planning to donor relations and sales, Theresa brings a range of skills to Ghost Writer. Her professional experience includes positions at SpiriTrust Lutheran, Downtown Business Council, Council for the Arts and Public Opinion. Theresa holds a bachelor's degree from Shippensburg University, is a certified fundraising executive, and a graduate of Leadership Franklin County. She is a dedicated member of
Rotary Club of Chambersburg.
Colleen has over seven years of experience in event coordinating and script writing. With a passion for writing and planning, Colleen has planned everything from weddings to festivals and fundraisers. She has written multiple mystery escape games as well as film scripts. Recently, Colleen has been promoted to program manager and client coordinator, enabling her to apply her talents in a more direct way through Ghost Writer. She loves being a part of the greater good while doing something that helps the community become stronger and more substantial through businesses that make a difference.
With a bachelor's degree in English and a minor in French, Jessie has loved words her entire life. As a child, she wrote fiction and poetry but after college, she transitioned to the technical side of writing, becoming a production editor and later, managing editor at a
local publishing company.
Jessie has been in publishing for more than 20 years now, experienced in all aspects of publication, but her true passion is copyediting, and she is excited to use those skills in "doing what matters" for Ghost Writer.
Judy has been guiding nonprofits through strategic planning and board development for over 20 years. She taught community development at the graduate level for Penn State and has developed many workshops and presentations focused on nonprofits. Her specialties include surveys, curriculum development, and facilitation.
Kim Crider brings to Ghost Writer years of experience
reading and editing grants for organizations with which she has volunteered. Her experience in psychology is a valuable asset, especially in understanding the unique needs of
human service organizations and the communities they serve.
Meg has been a writer and editor for 30 years, 22 of which were spent at Herald-Mail Media before she left the newspaper business in 2019. A Martinsburg, W.Va., resident, she enjoys crafting news releases and feature stories for Ghost Writer's clients so the public can learn more about the fascinating people and programs that surround them every day.
Jenn is a writer, communications professional, and author of two children's books. She has a bachelor's degree in mass communications from Point Park University and worked in journalism for 15 years.
She enjoys spending time with "the herd" on her farm.
Mira has worked for multiple international agencies and nonprofits. She was recently promoted to regional agency advocate for Ghost Writer's new Ghost Writer South division and serves the greater Louisville, KY, region.
Steph handles the graphic design for Ghost Writer and Ghost Host. With over 20 years of experience in the graphic design field, she can make your visions come to life.
whose energy will forever live as part of our team.