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Stuart Allen is the Chief Marketing and Advancement Officer at Mental Health America. She is responsible for leading marketing and fundraising efforts to build awareness, public understanding, and support for the mission of Mental Health America. Stuart brings over 15 years in nonprofit leadership, fundraising, and strategic marketing and communications.

Prior to joining MHA in 2021, Stuart was the Chief Development and Communications Officer at N Street Village, a nonprofit providing housing and support services for women and families in Washington, DC.  During her time there, she developed new and expanded revenue streams, securing over $50M to ensure mission stability, and led internal and external communications to position the organization as a national thought leader. Prior to her time at N Street Village, she worked as the Director of Project and Portfolio Management at Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC.