Originally from the Northshore of Massachusetts, Colby and her husband (Mike) moved to Seattle in 2018 to further pursue their careers. Colby is a Vice President and Charitable Planning Consultant at Fidelity Charitable, a public charity that has helped donors support nonprofit organizations with nearly $35 billion in grants since its inception. In this role, Mrs. Bircher is a resource for charitable planning in the Northwest region. She is responsible for building relationships with advisors, enhancing their understanding of Fidelity Charitable’s donor-advised fund program and discussing ways to incorporate charitable giving into clients’ overall financial and wealth management plans.
Previous to this role, Mrs. Bircher was a Charitable Planning Specialist, providing charitable planning strategies and guidance to advisors and their clients throughout the Northwest. Before that, she was a Fundraising Associate and Client Service Representative specializing in the grant-making process. Prior to joining Fidelity Charitable in 2013, Mrs. Bircher worked for the North Shore Teen Initiative where she supported and developed multiple programs, initiatives and events.