Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Germanna names C. Douglas Elliott VP for Institutional Advancement

C. Douglas Elliott has been named Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Germanna Community College.  He will also serve as Executive Director of the GCC Educational Foundation.

His responsibilities will include planning, leadership and implementation of all college fundraising initiatives, grant writing, planned giving, endowment, scholarships, and alumni research and records, grant writing, planned giving, scholarships and alumni and parent engagement programs. He will also be responsible for planning, leadership and implementation of all college marketing and public information activities and high-level support for community and government relations activities. Elliott will lead a team of development and marketing/public information professionals and administrative staff.

He was an instructor for a number of years at Rollins College’s Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Center.

 Elliott has served in leadership positions in advancement and marketing for a diverse group of nonprofit institutions from higher education to social service agencies to global entities such as the Smithsonian Institution and the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children.

At the Smithsonian, he was Director of National Development from 1997-2003. At the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, he served as Vice President of International Development and Marketing from 2003-2006.

Previously, he had served as vice president for several publishing firms and then as president of his own award-winning company, Elliott & Clark Publishing, which he founded.

He coauthored two books, Florida Rediscovered and Vietnam:  Images from Combat Photographers.

Elliott is an avid outdoorsman and student of American history.

C. Douglas Elliott

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