Thrive Education Foundation
Corey Polant, Development Officer, Zahn Innovation Platform Launchpad, San Diego State University.
Corey Polant leads the strategy and facilitation of all major gifts into the Zahn Innovation Platform Launchpad (ZIP Launchpad), and oversees philanthropic giving to the university from the New York Tri-State area. He has successfully identified strategic initiatives to fundraise for within the ZIP Launchpad and is currently building a donor pipeline for solicitation. He also maintains and steward’s high level business and community relationships forged between the ZIP Launchpad and the entrepreneurial community. Corey is recognized for his positive relationship building mastery, energetic personality and commitment to grow private support towards the Campaign for SDSU. The ZIP Launchpad is the university’s entrepreneurial center and community and helps incubate student ideas into viable startups. Corey has also held leadership roles in the community with the San Diego Human Dignity Foundation, (an LGBT grant giving foundation),San Diego Rotaract, a leadership and community service organization, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Young Leaders Committee, the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization and most currently, Thrive Public Schools. Corey holds a BA in Sociology from San Diego State University and is currently pursuing his Masters in Public Administration.