SHPE Announces New Senior Director, Development & External Relations

March 5, 2019

Kathleen DuBois brings her entrepreneurial spirit to the SHPE familia as the new Senior Director, Development and External Relations. Before joining SHPE, Kathleen served as Managing Director of Progressity, Inc., a business strategy, integrated marketing and nonprofit fundraising services firm that helped more than 200 corporate and nonprofit clients throughout the United States to build their brand, increase their revenue, and serve more people. Prior to her role with Progressity, Kathleen served on the administrative team at the College of Engineering & Mineral Resources at West Virginia University.

Kathleen has led award-winning creative design, media relations and message development projects and has spearheaded the raising of more than $100 million for nonprofit organizations. At SHPE, she is leading the charge to expand and grow four core areas: 1) Strategic Fund Development; 2) Convention & Events; 3) Marketing Communications and 4) Membership. Kathleen is focusing on shaping the strategy to establishing the infrastructure needed to aggressively grow the organization’s revenue, implementing a culture of philanthropy, and cultivating partnerships with corporate, academic, government, and foundation partners that advance diversity in STEM.

Kathleen holds the credential of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and is a trained executive coach through the John Maxwell Company. She is an avid cook, traveler, and writer and is the author of the book, Monday Motivation: 52 lessons for living the best year of your life.