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Shah Joins Buttigieg Campaign...

Sonal Shah will take a leave of absence from the Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation at Georgetown University, to become national policy director for Pete Buttigieg presidential campaign. She is the founding executive director of the 5-year-old institution. The news has broke! As @SonalRShah embarks on her journey with @PeteButtigieg, we are excited […]

GEO Gets A New Chief Executive...

Marcus F. Walton, a nonprofit industry veteran, was unveiled as the new president and chief executive officer of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) in Washington, D.C. Walton will assume the role in September and interim chief executive, J McCray, will return to his role as chief operating officer. The transition started when GEO founder and […]

2 Charities Win At MLB Home Run Derby...

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso won Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby last night during All-Star Game festivities in Cleveland, Ohio, securing a $1-million prize, a portion of which he plans to donate to charities benefiting veterans and first responders. The first baseman, who is second in Major League Baseball with 30 home runs […]

Bannon Picks Nonprofit Legal Expert...

Steve Bannon, the controversial former strategist for President Donald Trump, has reached into conservative nonprofit legal circles and reportedly hired the well-connected Cleta Mitchell to represent his new nonprofit. Mitchell is a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP in the Washington, D.C. She is a member of the firm’s Political Law Practice and has advised […]

Jeff Nickel Heading To Moore DM Group...

Fundraising industry veteran Jeff Nickel is joining Moore DM Group in the newly-created position of chief client development officer. Nickel most recently was executive vice president of TrueSense Marketing in Warrendale, Pa. Nickel will work across all of the Moore DM Group business units, accessing key company leadership to create unique donor marketing solutions for […]

Luz Vega-Marquis To Retire From Marguerite Casey Foundation...

Marguerite Casey Foundation founding President and CEO Luz Vega-Marquis announced she will retire in 2020 after leading the foundation since 2001. “Luz’s legacy is the thousands of families across the country who have, with Marguerite Casey Foundation’s support, created their own solutions for fighting poverty and building power,” said Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, chair of […]

United Way Gets New U.S. President...

United Way Worldwide has appointed Suzanne McCormick as the organization’s incoming United Way President. She will assume her new role on July 31. McCormick, who currently serves as President and CEO of United Way Suncoast in Tampa, Florida, will succeed outgoing U.S. President, Mary Sellers, who will return to Des Moines, Iowa, after serving in […]

New Leadership At Project Hope...

Rabih Torbay will become the next president and chief executive officer of Project HOPE in Millwood, Va., and Tom Kenyon will be the new chief health officer, effective July 1. Torbay will have overall responsibility for advancing Project HOPE’s strategy and operations in global health and Health Affairs, the leading health policy journal published by […]

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 […]