Director, Global Events
Shari Greenblatt joined Oceana in 2022 as the new Director of Global Events. Shari will manage a portfolio of event donors and prospects and will focus on the global event team’s fundraising efforts for Oceana’s Annual New York Gala, and other donor stewardship events domestically and internationally. She is based outside of New York City.
Shari most recently worked as the Southwest Regional Director at the Connecticut Audubon Society (CAS) where she planned fundraising events and raised money through programs and grants while working closely with board members, major donors, and partners. Prior to CAS, Shari was the Director of Special Events at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) where she also planned their fundraising and cultivation events while working closely with board members, major donors, and partners. She graduated with a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a Master of Public Health from Hunter College.
Shari enjoys making pottery, reading, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, two children ages 10 and 15, and the puppy they rescued during Covid.