Alma Pronove is an analyst on Arabella’s Consulting team. Working out of the firm’s DC office, she conducts research and analysis on a range of strategy, evaluation, and implementation projects for family and institutional foundations. Her recent work includes partnering with skincare brand Philosophy Inc. to manage the grant-making portfolio of the Hope & Grace Fund, Philosophy’s charitable initiative that seeks to advance women’s mental health.
Prior to joining Arabella, Alma interned with the US Government Accountability Office on its Defense Capabilities and Management team. There, she was responsible for researching and assessing Department of Defense weapon systems management programs. Alma also worked as a graduate student consultant with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Twin Cities, where she developed and implemented an evaluation framework to measure the impact of the organization’s youth mentorship programs. Previously, Alma worked for US Representative Tim Walz of Minnesota, Patricia Ferguson of the Scottish Parliament, and Minnesota State Senator Katie Sieben. In college, Alma wrote for the Minnesota Daily and received the 2013 Media Award from NAMI – Minnesota, a mental health nonprofit organization based in St. Paul, Minnesota, for a piece she wrote on mental health resources available to students.
Alma received a BA in political science with a minor in anthropology and an MPP with a concentration in public and nonprofit management from the University of Minnesota.