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ALKU Appoints Vanessa Plant as the First Executive Director of The ALKU Foundation

November 08, 2022


ALKU Appoints Vanessa Plant as the First Executive Director of The ALKU Foundation

ALKU, a nationally ranked niche-based staffing firm, has appointed Vanessa Plant as ALKU’s first Executive Director of The ALKU Foundation.

The ALKU Foundation is run by CEO/Founder, Mark Eldridge, and Vice President of Finance and Strategy/Founder, Kathie Eldridge. This fund has been established to assist disadvantaged individuals by building connections and providing support in the community and at home. These connections will inspire, build confidence, and aid in developing future community leaders.

As the Executive Director of The ALKU foundation, Plant will refine its position and help to establish The ALKU Foundation as a meaningful contributor to the communities that it will support. Plant will assist Mark and Kathie Eldridge in distributing funds to causes, organizations, and endeavors that fit within the Foundation’s Mission.

“The employees of ALKU have always been passionate about giving back and helping others. Adding Vanessa to our team will allow ALKU to get more creative and dedicated to the process of giving. We are excited to take our philanthropy to the next level and feel fortunate to have found someone who shares our enthusiasm for this effort. Vanessa’s experience and commitment to building the leaders of tomorrow make her the perfect person to lead The ALKU Foundation.” -Mark Eldridge, CEO/Founder

Plant has 15-plus years of experience in the non-profit world and will bring her expertise to The ALKU Foundation.

ALKU looks forward to continuing to grow and develop with new opportunities.