Danie Bendesky is Development Director at Community Legal Services (CLS). In this role, she oversees and implements CLS’s individual and law firm giving programs, including staffing the Bar Campaign and Leadership Council. Ms. Bendesky has a strong background in highly successful political fundraising for multiple candidates in Pennsylvania. She has been involved in many aspects of fundraising including managing volunteers, planning events and developing databases. Ms. Bendesky was also a 2019 Fellow of New Leaders Council (NLC), a non-profit organization that works to recruit, train and promote young leaders.
Ms. Bendesky graduated from the University of Rochester in 2016 with a degree in Psychology. During her time at Rochester, she spent three years working in Psychology research labs in a variety of capacities. She still uses this scientific approach to inform her professional life and in her approach to problem-solving.