Maverick Finance is a full service fundraising firm based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. We provide strategic fundraising to federal and state political campaigns as well as political action committees, non-profits and associations across the commonwealth and the country.
Our expertise lies in our efficiency to develop and execute finance plans specific to each of our clients’ needs and aspirations. We pride ourselves on our ability to execute event plans on any scale– from rallies, receptions and donor meetings to gubernatorial inaugurations. With our combined years of experience and a wide range of clients, we have cultivated relationships around the state and nation that allows us to connect you with the right people to make your campaign or organization successful.
We have had the privilege of serving in every capacity on a finance team, from the statewide finance director to the event coordinator. We have helped countless clients meet their fundraising goals, including: Representative Kevin McCarthy, PA Senate Majority Leader Senator Jake Corman, PA House Majority Leader Rep. Bryan Cutler, RNC 2016 Cleveland Host Committee, Fraternal Order of Police 100th Anniversary National Conference, Speaker John Boehner, Speaker Paul Ryan, Team Pennsylvania Foundation and the Governor’s Arts Award. Just to name some of the highlights.
Jen Holman Zaborney has become one of the leading fundraisers in the Commonwealth of PA with 14 plus years of experience in the field. She is the founder of Maverick Finance.
Jen began her fundraising career serving as Deputy Finance Director for Tom Corbett’s successful 2004 campaign for Attorney General. She went on to serve as Finance Director and Executive Director for the Senate Republican Campaign Committee, where she helped the committee raise millions of dollars and protect their majority. While Jen was Executive Director, the PA Senate Republicans held the only majority Republican Caucus in the Northeastern United States. In 2010, Jen served as Deputy Finance Director for Tom Corbett’s successful campaign for Governor which raised nearly $30 million. Governor-Elect Corbett named her the Co-Director of the 2011 Inaugural Committee, and in that role she managed the plan and execution of all of Pennsylvania’s 2011 Inaugural Activities.
Zaborney has advised candidates on the federal, state, and local levels, as well as non-profits on reaching their political and financial goals. She has counted among her clients Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Speaker Paul Ryan, Speaker John Boehner, Former House Transportation Chairman Congressman Bill Shuster, PA Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, PA House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler, Senator Scott Wagner, Team Pennsylvania Foundation, GOPAC, and many others.
Jen has been recognized for her leadership. In 2010, PoliticsPA named her one of Top 30 under 30 in Pennsylvania politics. In November 2014, Ray and Jen Zaborney were featured in Central Penn Business Journal’s Power Couples edition. Jen is a graduate of the Anne Anstine Leadership Program and has been a mentor to women looking to make a career in politics.
Jen also serves as a member of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and is on the board of the Susquehanna Art Museum, Friends of the West Shore Theatre and TheBurg, Greater Harrisburg’s Community Magazine.
Jen lives in New Cumberland with her husband, Ray, and their daughters, Grace and Emma.
Jenise Harris is the managing partner for Maverick Finance. In this role, she oversees daily operations as well as fundraising efforts for clients.
In 2018, Jenise was the finance director for Scott Wagner for Governor. In this role, she was responsible for development and implementation of a multi-million dollar campaign finance plan facilitated through major donor solicitation, events, direct mail and internet solicitation for the campaign.
Since 2012, she has advised and managed a variety of political committees and nonprofit clients in meeting their financial goals. She has been effective in her position by bringing her network, organizational skills, and political acumen to fundraising.
In addition to fundraising for political clients, Jenise has years of event planning experience. In 2016, Jenise assisted the Cleveland Host Committee with their national fundraising effort for the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Jenise has a bachelor’s of Corporate Communications from Central Pennsylvania College and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She resides in Mechanicsburg with her daughter Adelyn Grace and yellow lab, Luna.
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1426 N. 3rd Street | Suite 310 | Harrisburg, PA 17102 | 717.412.1241
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