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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 […]

Californian Honored With International Youth Award...

Lizzie Allison, a 17-year-old who has raised tens of thousands of dollars to help foster kids celebrate birthdays, is the recipient of the 2019 CARTER Award for Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Individual, presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). The CARTER Award for Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy honors a young person with a proven […]

Overcoming Obstacles Key To Fundraising And Life...

It is 16,100 feet from the foot to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. The dormant volcano in Tanzania is the highest mountain in Africa. People die trying to walk up the trails. Now think about doing it walking on your hands. Spencer West did that and it wasn’t a stunt. West had both legs amputated […]

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 […]

Seattle United Way CEO To Retire...

One of the longest-serving chief executives at one of the largest United Way affiliates in the country will step down. United Way King County (UWKC) President and CEO Jon Fine announced his retirement late Wednesday after 18 years leading the Seattle, Wash.-based affiliate. Fine will retire after transitioning his responsibilities to a successor, to be […]