Foundation Welcomes Heather Sherwin as Vice President for Development

September 6, 2012

Heather Sherwin has joined Central Carolina Community Foundation as Vice President for Development. She will play a pivotal role in the overall sustainability and growth of the Community Foundation. Heather will develop new charitable funds and work with professional advisors and their clients to fulfill their philanthropic goals. She will also serve as a resource for charitable planning in the Midlands community.

Heather has a B.A. in philosophy from Boston University. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was Director of Principal Gifts for Cleveland Museum of Art where she was responsible for completing a $350 million capital campaign. Her 20 years of fundraising experience include positions with Great Lakes Theater Festival, where she raised $19.3 million to complete the renovation of the historic Hanna Theatre; American Red Cross; Hawken School; and The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Additionally, Heather was actively involved in the Cleveland community. She was president of the Cleveland Arts Prize, a founding partner of Cleveland Social Venture Partners and was Vice President of her family foundation, The Sherwick Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.

 Contact Heather at 803.254.5601 x331 or heather@yourfoundation.org.

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