Kelsey Hitchingham


Kelsey Hitchingham

Founder, Executive Director | The Hitchingham Group


Kelsey Hitchingham has worked with nonprofits for 15 years and is passionate about community and civic engagement. As Founder and Executive Director of The Hitchingham Group, she seeks to empower growing nonprofits with the strategic and analytical tools necessary to thrive in their communities. She has served as Co-Director of the Austin chapter of New Leaders Council since 2018 and is chair of the Austin Young Chamber’s Economic Development Committee; in addition, she serves on the board of Lone Star Victims Advocacy Project and Austin Young Chamber. In 2019, Kelsey helped co-found Data for Good ATX, an initiative that bridges the gap between technical volunteers and organizations seeking data-oriented solutions.

An alum of UT Austin, Kelsey moved to Austin in 2009 from southwest Florida, and when not working or volunteering, Kelsey enjoys hosting friends for dinner parties, reading, and hosting her podcast Engaging Austin.