Leigh Reid

Leigh Reid joined New Settlement as our Director of Development and Communications in April 2022. Leigh is a frontline fundraiser with extensive experience managing annual benefits, strategic planning, and growing an individual giving program. Previously, she served as senior director of development and communications at Extreme Kids & Crew, a nonprofit dedicated to creating inclusive play spaces and community programs for children with disabilities and their families. In 2020, Leigh spearheaded a panel at Extreme Kids & Crew focused on the experience of being Black and disabled. The program received high acclaim from educators, parents, and the disabled community, and has also since become an annual advocacy event for the organization. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism and international studies from Pennsylvania State University. She is an alumna of the New York Community Trust Fellowship and serves as a committee volunteer for the New York City chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.