Pamela has been a nonprofit fundraiser for almost three decades. Starting in annual giving, her expertise crosses all areas of fundraising from event management, annual giving, major gifts and planned giving. Her thoughtful approach of engaging donors in ways of helping advance fundraising initiatives is impactful.
Pamela began her fundraising career working for Telecomp, Inc. managing a call center for nonprofit organizations including: the University of Rochester and New York University. From there raising money for educational institutions became her niche. At the SUNY College at Brockport, she managed all aspects of the College’s $300,000 annual fund program including: mail solicitation, a student call center and personal solicitation. At the University of Rochester, she directed a 50th Reunion Giving Program with a five-year $5 million goal. She also created the College Leadership Giving Program of $1,000+ annual gifts. At McQuaid Jesuit, Pamela directed their $1 million annual giving program which included a recurring $1,500+ leadership gift program. She helped develop their year-long corporate sponsorship packaging and the school’s planned giving program. Pamela’s personal asks through major gifts and planned giving helped build the $14 million Wegman Family Science and Technology Center which opened in 2018.
Pamela has been a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Genesee Valley Chapter for the last 25 years serving on many committees including: membership and the certified fundraising course. She served on Seton Catholic School’s Fundraising Advisory Board and worked with the school’s Junior Achievement Program. She has also volunteered at Daystar Kids, Foodlink and House of Mercy.
Pamela received her B.S. in Communications and English from St. John Fisher College. She, her husband, and two children reside in Brighton.