Wendy Via
Chief Development & Communications Officer

Wendy Via is the Chief Development & Communications Officer at the Southern Poverty Law Center. With a staff of more than 30, she is responsible for the Center’s multifaceted fundraising programs, which together raise in excess of $35 million annually, and plays a central role in the Center’s overall communications efforts. A graduate of Auburn University, Wendy joined the Center in 2001 and is a member of its senior management team.