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Victoria Jones

Victoria offers more than 30 years experience in nonprofit fundraising and management. She leads a variety of organizational strategy, fundraising and executive search engagements, and particularly focuses her work on campaigns and major gift initiatives, systems design, and building out complex fundraising teams and practices.

As Fundraising Practice Leader, Victoria is also responsible for ensuring that services are strategic, reflect firm and client experience, and build best practice; and that each client receives high quality, impactful counsel.

Victoria has been particularly successful in designing culture-transforming campaigns and fundraising initiatives and with engagements that have combined both fundraising and search.  Her clients include the American Cancer Society, Barnard College, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Blair Academy, Children’s Hospital Trust, Children’s National Health System, Echoing Green, Noble and Greenough School, thirteen/WNET, University of Massachusetts Boston and University of Massachusetts Lowell, and Wheaton College. Through her work, Victoria has crafted well-tested, evidence-based models of return on investment, goals and projections, and business plans, as well as other significant approaches that inform our practice.

Prior to joining Development Guild/DDI, Victoria held several staff campaign roles in the positions of Director of Major Gifts, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Campaign Director, and Vice President for Development and Public Affairs. In these roles, Victoria provided senior staff leadership for three campaigns, large signature fundraising events, Board recruitment and development, and communications.