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Harrison Tapped As CDR President...

Steve Harrison will become the next president at CDR Fundraising Group, joining CEO Lisa Scott Benson in Los Angeles, where the Bowie, Md.-based direct response fundraising agency is building its West Coast presence. Harrison previously served as chief client officer at One & All, which rebranded in early 2018 following the merger of Russ Reid […]

Promotion To CEO Provides New View Of Operations...

When Tere Pettitt moved from chief operating officer (COO) to chief executive officer (CEO) at Volunteers of America Greater New York, she still worked with same group of about a dozen people on the senior team. But it wasn’t until she had a view from the CEO’s desk that she realized they were somewhat dysfunctional […]

Smithsonian Promotes Bunch To Top Job...

Lonnie G. Bunch III will become the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian and the first museum director to ascend to the position of General Secretary in 74 years. Bunch is founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. He will become the 14th General Secretary of the 173-year-old institution, […]

JDRF Looks Within For New CEO...

A 15-year veteran of JDRF will become its next president and chief executive officer and the first person living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) to lead the nonprofit. Aaron J. Kowalski, PhD, has served as the first chief mission officer of JDRF since 2014, and was appointed president and CEO, according an announcement last week […]

People – March Edition...

Charles A. Montorio-Archer, Ph.D., was appointed president and chief executive officer of One Hope United in Chicago, Ill. Montorio-Archer co-founded The THRIVE Network in 1996 and served as its chief executive for 11 years before merging the organization with The New York Foundling. THRIVE, which continues to operate under its own name, is a $36 […]

Hull New CEO For Girls Inc....

Stephanie J. Hull was appointed president and chief executive officer of Girls Inc., effective May 15, 2019. The national nonprofit provides programming to more than 156,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada, and advocates for policy and culture change to improve the conditions in which all girls are growing up. She replaces Judith Vredenburgh, who […]

MacArthur Foundation Unveils New President...

John Palfrey was selected as the new and sixth president of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in Chicago, Ill., effective September 1. Palfrey has served as Head of School for Phillips Academy Andover since 2012. Palfrey, 46, replaces Julia Stasch, who announced in September 2018 that she would leave the foundation this […]

NPT People: Feb 2019...

Chuck Anderson is the new president and chief executive officer of United Way of Pasco County in Land O Lakes, Fla. Anderson joined United Way from Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice in Fort Myers, Fla., where he had been district director for Lee, Hendry and Glades counties. While there he directed Florida’s largest case management […]

Volunteer Management Advocate Susan J. Ellis Dies...

Susan J. Ellis, the globetrotting evangelist for volunteers and volunteer management, died Sunday. She had battled cancer for more than eight years. Ellis, 70, was founder of Energize, Inc., the internationally known consultancy for volunteer management. Along with lecturing and teaching around the world, she authored or was involved with at least 23 books on […]

People (Feb 2019)...

Michael Andreini is the new chief operating officer of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) in Norwalk, Conn. Andreini will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations, key alliances across the foundation, and supporting full execution of the MMRF strategic plan. Andreini has more than 12 years of strategic consulting and operational experience in the […]