Most recently, Nancy served as Director of Development at Middlesex Human Service Agency (MHSA), where she managed and raised over $2M in fundraising revenue and worked closely with volunteers, partners, donors and funders to enhance many of their shelter, recovery and nutrition programs. Prior, Nancy was a consultant working with clients to identify new revenue models, increase donor loyalty and strengthen business. She has also held several sales, marketing communications, and public relations positions in technology, with nonprofits and lifestyle brands. Nancy brings 25 years of professional experience to NECAT along with a passion for cooking and giving back to the community. She has recently completed her Major Gifts Officer certification and is a volunteer at Community Cooks in Somerville, MA and is a Member of the Board of Advisors at Commonwealth Green Low-Income Housing Coalition in Worcester, MA.
As a senior executive and leader of NECAT’s fundraising and marketing and communications programs, Nancy will be responsible for developing a comprehensive communication plan and building relationships with community stakeholders to advance NECAT’s mission. In addition, Nancy will be an effective spokesperson for NECAT and concentrate on sustainably expanding its philanthropy program. Nancy will use her strategic perspective and expertise while working collaboratively with the Executive Director and Development Committee of the Board to create an annual fund development plan that supports the strategic direction of NECAT.
NECAT looks forward to welcoming Nancy to the team at the end of February.
NECAT empowers adults facing barriers to employment through training in culinary skills, social-emotional development and career readiness for success and long-term financial stability. NECAT’s workforce development program combines culinary arts, career counseling, life skills learning and job placement. Students are prepared for employment in Boston-area restaurants, hotels, senior living, medical facilities, schools, and other institutions. NECAT believes in a community where everyone—especially those facing obstacles—has an equal opportunity for personal growth, achievement, and a better future. To learn more, please visit www.ne-cat.org.