The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League recently announced that Wellington resident Kati Erickson is the organization’s new director of development and marketing.
As a fundraising professional for more than 20 years, Erickson has worked with individual donors, corporations, private foundations and public officials to raise millions of dollars for nonprofits and facilitated hundreds of grants and scholarships. She has a solid foundation of success in growing development programs and serving as an organizational leader. Her areas of focus include annual fundraising, planned giving, endowments, family foundations and donor stewardship.
Prior to joining Peggy Adams, Erickson served in senior management positions at the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, the Norton Museum of Art, the Armory Art Center and the Daily Mail Group.
Erickson received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and attended the Dreyfoos School of the Arts. She has also received her Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) accreditation.
“I am honored to join this talented and passionate group of professionals and bring with me the knowledge to build upon our strong history of philanthropic donor service and outreach,” she said. “I look forward to getting to know our generous supporters who have helped make one of our community’s most cherished organizations what it is today.”
Erickson is very involved in the community and has volunteered her time and expertise with the following organizations: the Planned Giving Council of Palm Beach County, board member; the Association of Fundraising Professionals, board member; VSA Florida Palm Beach County, board member; Girl Scout volunteer; Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, marketing committee; Palm Beach Post Pathfinder Awards, scholarship committee; and Sunfest, volunteer committee.
For more information, or to donate, visit www.peggyadams.org.