College Of Business At Auburn University

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After nearly fifteen years of raising philanthropic funds in Birmingham for various nonprofit organizations, I am thrilled to be applying for the director of development position at the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business at Auburn University. I know I can make a strong impact right out of the gate in this position and I am confident that Auburn is where I want to be.
As a development professional with a strong record of delivering measurable growth, I am skilled in soliciting and securing major gifts. Results-driven and relationship-minded, I have a wealth of experience in identifying donors, planning successful fundraising events, managing budgets, motivating and coordinating staff, and strategic planning. People-oriented, enthusiastic, and self-motivated, I thrive in challenging situations with aggressive deadlines. I also offer an unrivaled work ethic, the ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles, and a commitment to delivering results.
Throughout my career, I have a history of uncovering and creating opportunities to increase giving to unprecedented levels. These thoughtful, well-planned engagements have involved friends and alumni in philanthropy in a way that is meaningful to them. Creating a pipeline of prospects is crucial for any successful development program, and today’s savvy alums occasionally require a more out-of-the-box approach like the ones provided through my coordinated outreach.
I am also extremely proud of my ability to lead others, providing
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