President's Report Masthead
June 1, 2016

Planned Giving, Foundation Relations gain expertise

• Karen Wibrew has joined the Advancement team as director of gift planning. Wibrew comes to Binghamton from the Denver area, where she worked for the Episcopal Church Center, based in New York City. She led the planned giving and major gifts programs for the organization’s western region. Wibrew will put her record of high-level donor engagement to work as she grows our planned giving program. She will also help expand our major and principal gifts presence on the West Coast as we prepare for our next comprehensive campaign.

• Michelle Gardner has accepted the position of senior director of foundation relations, effective July 1. Gardner has been senior director of prospect research. In her new role, she will help develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive fundraising strategy that primarily targets private/corporate foundations.