Licking County Foundation, Newark Campus Development Fund & Thomas J. Evans Foundation
Developed and implemented strategic advancement and marketing plans for Licking County Foundation, increasing visibility, augmenting growth, and doubling the assets of the foundation. Managed and administered a $5 million endowment for Newark Campus Development Fund, working with community board of directors and investment and allocation committees to raise and distribute funds in support of The Ohio State University at Newark and the Central Ohio Technical College. Guided actions in support of the Thomas J. Evans Foundation, a privately funded organization dedicated to improving Licking County. Continued as consultant until 2007.
■Increased Licking County Foundation’s assets by 200%—currently valued at $20+ million—by creating and executing strategic marketing plans, increasing awareness, and initiating relationships with potential donors to establish foundation funds; worked with the governing committee and community leaders to initiate innovative, proactive grantmaking programs.
■Continued to consult with the Licking County Foundation, providing leadership in the areas of concept design, story development, donor and grantee interviews and recognition, and writing and editing of annual reports.