Mary Brueggeman to head SCC's Office of Advancement and Foundation

Friday, August 28, 2015

Mary Brueggeman
Following an open, nationwide search, Mary Brueggeman has accepted the position of Vice President for Advancement / Executive Director of the Foundation at Shoreline Community College.

Brueggeman will lead the Office of Advancement, which includes the college’s Public Information Office and Grants Office as well as the Shoreline Community College Foundation.

“I look forward to joining President Cheryl Roberts, the Executive Leadership Team and the Foundation’s Board of Directors to work together for the benefit of students at Shoreline Community College and the communities we serve,” Brueggeman said. 
“These are exciting, important times for the College and the Foundation and I am honored to be invited to be a member of the team.”

President Roberts said she is excited to bring someone with Brueggeman’s experience and skills to this pivotal role.

“Mary has a successful track record with communications and marketing, grants and fundraising,” Roberts said. “While we have a terrific team in place, adding Mary will allow us to better meet the needs of our students and communities as we build our preferred future.”

Brueggeman, who holds a master’s degree in Medical Anthropology from Southern Methodist University, has more than 20 years of experience as a non-profit Executive Director primarily in healthcare (hospice and home care) and the arts (Everett Symphony). In her most recent position as Director of Development for Future of Flight Foundation in Mukilteo, she successfully raised more than $3 million for the organization.

Prior to her position with Future of Flight, Brueggeman served as Director of Development for the Moyer Foundation where she implemented the organization’s comprehensive development plan and was key in launching a $10 million campaign to expand children’s bereavement camps nationwide.

Brueggeman also has experience as a Major Gifts/Development Officer at the Museum of Flight and as the Executive Director of the Everett Symphony Association. She has worked across sectors and has experience with corporations, non-profits, tribal organizations, public entities, foundations and government leaders.

Brueggeman is a member of several professional organizations including the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Puget Sound Grant Writer’s Association, Northwest Development Officers Association and the Washington Planned Giving Council.

Her first day in her new position at Shoreline will be on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.


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