Ms. Allison L. Crouch, a campus leader in major gift development with over 22 years of experience, has been appointed as NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Executive Director of Development. The appointment by Dean Paul Lunn is effective November 1, 2015.
Ms. Crouch graduated from Meredith College with a degree in English Literature and Language, specializing in the works of Chaucer. Allison began her fundraising career with her alma mater as Director of Capital and Major Gifts then advanced into work with the United Cerebral Palsy of North Carolina and the American Lung Association of North Carolina as a Field and Associate Director of Development, respectively. In 1995, she became a consultant with First Council, Inc. and spent the next 4 years managing the capital campaigns for fifteen nonprofit organizations, all of which reached their dollar goals. In 2004, Allison was recruited to the College of Veterinary Medicine. Since then, Allison has been pivotal in initiating several key fundraising and recognition programs for the College which have contributed to the CVM’s philanthropic enterprise.”
“This is a very important hire for the College. Allison brings creativity and passion to the CVM’s Development operation. She has demonstrated leadership and experience in program development, public relations, and major gift cultivation which will elevate the College to even greater levels of success,” says Dianne Dunning, Associate Dean of Advancement.
“I am so honored to have this opportunity and am excited to continue to work with NC State’s amazing team of veterinary professionals,” says Ms. Crouch. “I have dedicated the last 13 years of my life seeking to work with others to secure the resources and recognition to enable faculty and staff to bring joy to families through the health of their animals – both large and small. I truly believe that the upcoming years will be the best yet!”
Please join us in congratulating Allison on her new position.