Crouse Health Foundation director of development

The Crouse Health Foundation recently appointed Kimberly Pietro of Pompey to the position of director of development. In her new role, she will design, implement and manage Crouse’s major gift program and the annual activities that serve as a pipeline for such charitable contributions. She will also work to engage current and prospective donors, board and committee members, senior and department leadership, physicians and other key constituents in the foundation’s fundraising efforts.

Pietro previously served as assistant dean for advancement in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University; vice president for college relations/institutional advancement at SUNY Cortland; and associate vice president for development at Onondaga Community College.

A native of New Jersey, Pietro holds a Master of Business Administration from Le Moyne College; a Master of Science in higher education administration from Syracuse University; and a Bachelor of Science in physical education from the University of South Carolina. She was a recipient of a 2012 Business Journal “40 Below 40” award.

“We are pleased to have Kim Pietro join our team,” says Carrie Berse, president of Crouse Health Foundation. “She brings close to 20 years of fundraising experience and a proven track record of success in resource development, along with a deep knowledge about and interest in the Central New York community.”

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