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RENSSELAERVILLE –The Carey Institute for Global Good, a non-profit organization dedicated to making a better world by contributing to a strong, educated and just society, is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Gach as the organization’s new director of development. He begins his role at the Carey Institute on May 4, 2015.
Previously, Gach served for 6 years as Vice President of Institutional Advancement with the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake, New York where he oversaw fundraising, government relations, public relations, and board development for the nonprofit biomedical research center. During his tenure there, he successfully secured $7.4 million in federal and state funding and increased the organization’s annual fundraising average from $255,000 to $2.85 million. In 2013, he transitioned to consulting providing guidance to nonprofit organizations in developing fundraising and supportive marketing plans.
In his position at the Carey Institute for Global Good, Gach will provide strategic leadership in the development of philanthropic relationships to facilitate the timely work of the Institute, and will be based out of its 100 acre campus in upstate NY.“Following an extensive search process, The Carey Institute for Global Good is delighted that Terry Gach will be leading the organization’s development efforts to grow our portfolio of global good programs,” says Gareth Crawford, Carey Institute President and CEO. “Terry brings with him a wealth of experience, a track record of development success, professionalism and enthusiasm for our mission which will propel the Carey Institute through its next stage of growth.”
While living in the Adirondack Mountains over the past several years, Gach has served as a board member of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, the North Country Workforce Investment Board, the Adirondack Housing Development Corporation, the North Country Plattsburgh Chamber of Commerce, and the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals and the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.
About CIGG: The Carey Institute for Global Good is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2012 by Wm. P. Carey and is dedicated to making the world better by contributing to a strong, educated and just society. Through its programs, CIGG strives to bring together innovative and dynamic people from around the world to seek creative solutions to the most pressing challenges of the day. Its 100 acre estate is located in the historic town of Rensselaerville, 145 miles north of New York City and 190 miles west of Boston. www.careyinstitute.org