Alanna Rodgers is a nonprofit leader dedicated to economic empowerment and financial independence for unserved communities. Alanna has expertise in nonprofit program development and implementations. She is a leader in the Pierce County community serving 16 years in the nonprofit arena. Known in Pierce County for helping manage and implement the first Financial Opportunity Center in Washington State through a partnership with United Way of Pierce County. She is also known for her dedication and advocacy work around helping unhoused individuals.
Alanna’s work reflects her passion for communities being hit with economic inequity and has long been sustained through various community partnerships and projects. Alanna work has been centered around businesses and has partnered with larger private and public entities to ensure that each client is connected to, and supported by, greater opportunities through financial coaching and education.
Alanna serves on the Board of Directors for Washington Trafficking Prevention. In 2016 Alanna was awarded the Live United Award for her work managing Project Homeless Connect and in 2019 South Sound Magazine named Alanna as one of Puget Sound’s Top 40 Under 40 leaders. In 2020 was nominated and selected for the class of XXVIII for the American Leadership Forum.
Those around would describe Alanna as a passionate caring individual that has a zest for life. She is known for being able to light up a room with her vivacious smile and compassionate heart. Alanna is a true environmentalist and cares a great deal for our mother earth. She is best known as a tree hugger. When she is not at work, she can be found telling corny jokes that only she laughs at, hanging out with her family, volunteering, or on her yoga mat with her Yoga Wild community. Alanna overall goal in life is to leave an everlasting mark in this world.