Molly Kestner

Grants & Fundraising Manager

West Region


Molly joined PEC in January 2022 as Grants and Fundraising Manager. Located in the Pittsburgh office, Molly works to find any and all funding opportunities to further PEC’s mission to protect and restore our natural and built environments and help more Pennsylvanians experience all the outdoor opportunities our state holds. Her background in nonprofit fundraising spans a variety of causes and organizations, but she is most passionate about outdoor recreation and the environment. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Molly is excited to help make her hometown and state even more livable.

Molly holds an MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management from the University of Pittsburgh. In her spare time she likes to read, bake, sew, and dabble in all the outdoor activities made possible by the hard work of her PEC colleagues.