Emily Rumes

Development Database Manager

Emily Rumes is the development database manager at the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. In her role, Emily manages and maintains all aspects of data entry and database operating procedures within Blackbaud RENXT.

She also serves as the point person for system updates and integrations on behalf of the development team at CDP. Emily’s passion for data comes from a desire to build strong relationships between donors and organizations, which provide opportunities for more meaningful long-term impact.

Before joining CDP, Emily worked in higher education with The College of Wooster’s advancement division for five years. Emily’s previous professional experiences encompass a skillset focused on communications management, advertising and content coordination for local publications in and around Wooster, Ohio. Her background in higher education and for-profit marketing provides a keen eye for detail, segmentation acumen and a commitment to data integrity.

Emily lives in Doylestown, Ohio, with her husband, Jack, their two children and cat – Cookie. When she’s not at work, you can find Emily volunteering in the Northeast Ohio area, listening to live music, singing, thrifting for treasures, kayaking or boating with her family on Lake Erie. Emily has a bachelor’s degree in communications: journalism from Ashland University.