Natalie Updike

Communications Director

Natalie Updike is a communications director at Coxe Curry & Associates, helping clients develop campaign case statements, marketing materials and fundraising proposals. She has written case statements or proposals for the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Atlanta Women’s Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, Congregation B’nai Torah, Covenant House Georgia, Emory Healthcare, Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation, Glisson Camp and Retreat Center, Grady Health Foundation, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School, Jacob’s Ladder, Metro Atlanta Arts Fund, the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Pace Academy, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, WellStar Health System, and Year Up Atlanta, among others.

Prior to joining Coxe Curry, Natalie served as the Vice President of Marketing for O’Neill & Associates, a fundraising consulting firm, where she developed marketing plans and campaign materials for a variety of nonprofit clients. Prior to leading the firm’s marketing efforts, Natalie served as a campaign manager for four years. Natalie also spent five years working for various homeless-serving organizations in the metro Atlanta area, including St. Luke’s Community Kitchen and Transition House, Inc.

Natalie graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in American Studies and Gender Studies. Upon graduation, she received the O’Donnell Award in American Studies for outstanding academic achievement. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

She is married to Paul Jones, an information technology professional, and they have a daughter, Isabel.  Natalie is an active member of her church, where she serves on the outreach council.

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