Wendy Via

Chief Communications & Development Officer

Wendy Via is the SPLC’s Chief Communications and Development Officer. As the lead communications strategist, Wendy plays a central role in the development and implementation of the SPLC’s programmatic initiatives.

As the head of development, she is responsible for cultivating and mobilizing support for the SPLC’s work from individuals and foundations that share the SPLC’s vision for a more just world.

A graduate of Auburn University, Wendy joined the SPLC in 2001.