Hailey Kaufman has been with Build-A-Bear Workshop since 2019 and joined the Build-A-Bear Foundation team in 2020. She supervises donation logistics, handles Foundation communications, and works closely with the Board of Directors to fulfill the Foundation’s mission. Hailey previously worked with pet-supply company Treats Unleashed, where she coordinated participation in community events and served on the company’s donation committee. In 2016, Hailey graduated summa cum laude from Webster University with a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences and Philosophy, along with a certification through the WebsterLEADS program. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Capstone Award for Leadership for outstanding contributions to student life and the community.