Empreinte Consulting, LLC is pleased to welcome Roxanne Johnston to the team as a Fundraising Consultant and Interim Leadership. Roxanne joins the team with over 35 years of experience in fiscal and staff management, volunteer recruitment and motivation, and goal achievement. She is a leader and expert in areas of fundraising and development, alumni and constituent relations, marketing, communications, advisory and volunteer board recruitment and governance, and government relations programs.
As SUNY Brockport’s Vice President for Advancement and as President of the Brockport Foundation Board of Directors, Roxanne led the campaign readiness, feasibility study, private phase, and public launch for Pursue Something Greater—the largest comprehensive campaign in the College’s history. She personally secured more than 30% of major gifts to the $25 million campaign, reaching goal 18 months ahead of schedule. Roxanne also led rebranding efforts, procured the College’s first million-dollar gift, and helped create Advisory Boards with prominent, successful alumni for each of the Schools. Over $36.5 millions in gifts and revenue were raised during her tenure.
Roxanne earned her degree in Organizational Management at Roberts Wesleyan College and was awarded the Outstanding Campus Leader Award for her class. She is also a graduate of the HERS Leadership Development Program for Women in Higher ED at Wellesley College.
Roxanne and her husband, John, live in Brockport with their Lollypop rescue, Hickory, and are fortunate to live nearby their beautiful children and five grandchildren.