Patton McDowell and Associates recently worked with Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) to place strong candidates into two key roles: Director – Center for Corporate Philanthropy and VP – Center for Nonprofit Sustainability. After surpassing $1 Billion in grant awards since inception and recently topping $1 Billion in assets, Foundation For The Carolinas is poised to create benchmark opportunities for philanthropy in the Carolinas and beyond.
The Foundation came to PMA in January for help with organizing the searches during this transitional and exciting time. Firm President Patton McDowell and Associate Director Sally Loftis offered search advisory services for these two simultaneous searches.
The FFTC Center for Corporate Philanthropy is tailored to meet the special requirements of businesses in the Carolinas and beyond, and offers guidance in defining philanthropic goals and objectives, establishing customized giving programs, setting up a charitable gift funds, leveraging the company’s charitable investment in the community and involving employees in the process of giving. The FFTC Center for Corporate Philanthropy also works with companies to administer Disaster and Hardship Programs for their employees.
Mary Gallivan has accepted the role as VP – Center for Corporate Philanthropy. She began with the Foundation on May 20, 2013. Mary left her previous role as Executive Director of the Jimmie Johnson Foundation to expand her career opportunities with Foundation For The Carolinas. Mary brings years of experience in sports marketing, corporate & foundation relations and development to this role. Mary also carries local volunteer commitments through organizations like the Women’s Impact Fund and proudly supports her alma mater, Duke University.
In the other role, the Center for Nonprofit Sustainability supports the endowment management needs of area nonprofit organizations by providing expert guidance and support related to building endowments, managing investments, working with donors on gift planning and providing comprehensive finance and back office services.
Angie Allred has accepted the role as VP – Center for Nonprofit Sustainability. She begins her new role on June 24, 2013. Angie brings a strong financial background for Foundation For The Carolinas. Angie comes to this new role from Carousel Capital, where she served as Director of Taxation and Chief Compliance Officer. Her past financial expertise extends to work with Deloitte and PwC. Angie holds a law degree in addition to her financial certifications. She also serves as a board member for the Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte and has recently helped found the young professionals affiliate organization for the Humane Society of Charlotte.
Holly Welch Stubbing, Senior Vice President of Philanthropy Advancement and In-House Counsel at Foundation For The Carolinas, praised the candidates and work with PMA.
“We could not be more thrilled with our work with Patton McDowell and Associates. Mary Gallivan and Angie Allred bring the kind of expertise and background that our clients are looking for in these roles. Sally Loftis, a key member of Patton’s team, was instrumental in conducting the interviews and supporting all aspects of the search process and simply put, we couldn’t have done this without her daily support and Patton’s leadership. The community will benefit from both Mary and Angie’s presence in these roles and we look forward to working with them and introducing them in the community.”
Please join us in welcoming these two new hires to Foundation For The Carolinas and our nonprofit community.