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The Delaware Grantmakers Association advances the growth of effective philanthropy that promotes improved quality of life in Delaware through education, networking, and collaboration.
Delaware Grantmakers hire new President and CEO
The Delaware Grantmakers Association would like to announce the selection of Cynthia Pritchard, CFRE as its new President and CEO succeeding Wil Sherk who founded and led the organization for six years. Wil Sherk will continue to serve the non-profit community through his consulting firm. The selection was made after a national search and selection process. Cynthia will begin her work for DGA in February 14, 2017.
"We are very pleased to announce this appointment,” reported Daryl Graham, DGA Board Chair. "Cynthia is a wonderful hire as DGA’s next President and CEO, because she has the knowledge, skills, experience, passion, and commitment to lead DGA into the future, as articulated in DGA’s new strategic plan. We have found our next ‘chief advocate’ for the organization and Delaware’s philanthropic community.” She has served nonprofits in a leadership level in program, fundraising, operations and as an executive, and has a breadth of perspective and experience.”
"I look forward to serving and partnering with the philanthropic community in this new capacity,” remarks Cynthia. "I am dedicated to this sector because it provides vital investments to the critical needs of Delawareans. The Delaware Grantmakers Association plays a key role in supporting and developing meaningful contributions to this state’s quality of life.”