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Rochelle Naylor, MPP
Senior Program Officer

Rochelle manages grant strategy and policies and supports community initiatives involving philanthropy. She also provides support for Endowment Challenge Grants.

Rochelle received her Bachelor of Music degree in music performance from the University of Iowa, and she completed music therapy and elementary education certification there as a graduate student. She worked previously as a music therapist and teacher and served as both Operations Director and Education Director for the Cedar Rapids Symphony, now known as Orchestra Iowa. Rochelle received her Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 2021.

Rochelle has lived in the Cedar Rapids area all her life, so she has had the opportunity to see the community grow and develop over the years.

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