Congratulations Denise Headd, Chief Development Officer

We are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Denise Headd as Chief Development Officer. Ms. Headd joins Catholic Charities with a decade of experience in community relations and fundraising for local nonprofits.  Most recently, Ms. Headd served as Director of Development for the Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo where she provided leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination for all fundraising efforts including large donor recognition events.

Past positions include Director of Mission Advancement at Assumption Church, where she managed community relations and fundraising efforts including a community-wide benefit concert and a wine tasting event to raise funds for the church’s efforts. Ms. Headd also served as the Director of Development for Joseph’s House for Women in Syracuse where she was responsible for all fundraising efforts including major gifts, corporate donations, and managing the annual Gala and charity golf tournament.

Ms. Headd holds a Bachelors in English and Communications from Canisius College. She lives in Syracuse with her husband.

Posted by Bridget Dunn, Communications Coordinator

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