March 18, 2012
Failure of Chief Fundraisers Puts Charities at Risk
The fundraiser who got the chief development job at a large charity looked good on paper. And she had a lot more than just an impressive résumé. Her poise and personality wowed executive leaders and trustees in interviews, as did her track record of landing big gifts.
But less than two years after taking the position, she was asked to leave.
“She didn’t adapt well to working with senior staff and understanding their issues,” says the chief
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