Avectra Appoints Nancy Perkins to Board of Directors

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Social CRM leader expands board with fundraising veteran.

“Nancy’s depth of experience in fundraising suits Avectra perfectly as the company continues to serve the not-for-profit market,” said Avectra Chairman and CEO Richard Davis.

Avectra, a developer of web-based Social Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for fundraisers, not-for-profits and associations, today announced that it has appointed Nancy Perkins to its board of directors.

“Nancy’s depth of experience in fundraising suits Avectra perfectly as the company continues to serve the not-for-profit market,” said Avectra Chairmand and CEO Richard Davis. “We are confident that Nancy’s insights will be an invaluable contribution in shaping the company’s future. Her experience with charitable organizations and fundraising makes her a welcome addition to our esteemed board members.”

Perkins is a highly respected expert in fundraising circles. Most recently she served as vice president of development with The New England Aquarium in Boston, Mass., responsible for setting the vision, goals, and strategies for raising approximately $10 million in operating funds and $8 million in capital funds annually. As founder of strategic fundraising consulting firm Perkins Associates in Washington, D.C., Perkins brought her experience of over 30 years to nonprofit clients in the fundraising areas of campaign planning, executive leadership and team building, major gifts, and board development. Clients included The Metropolitan Opera, Tevereterno, Rome, Italy, The Châteauville Foundation of New York and Virginia, and The American Symphony Orchestra League.

Previously Perkins was vice president of resources development for the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C., the country’s largest private, nonprofit membership organization, dedicated to preserving America’s diverse historic places and revitalizing communities. Perkins also has held senior development officer positions with The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., as well as the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), the New England Conservatory, and the Massachusetts Council on the Arts & Humanities, all in Boston, Mass.

About Avectra
For the last 17 years, Avectra has translated our customers' needs into a market-leading Constituent Relationship Management system (CRM) – whether our customers serve constituents by the hundreds or hundreds of thousands. Avectra Social CRM is uniquely positioned to usher in a new era of constituent success with its ability to provide world-class constituent management, built-in social networking and private online community, social media management and a powerful analytics suite, including Avectra's proprietary A-Score™ and more. Avectra is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with regional offices in Chicago and Orlando.

For more information on Avectra’s fundraising and donor management solutions, please visit http://success.avectra.com/fundraisingpressrelease.html, or call 800.858.8272.

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