Howard College Names Princess Gamble Affiliate Vice President and COO of Growth and Alumni Relations
By Howard College Newsroom,
Howard College is happy to announce that Princess Gamble will function affiliate vp and chief working officer (COO) of growth and alumni relations. Gamble brings over 25 years of direct fundraising expertise to Howard and joins the College from the Smithsonian Establishment the place she was a member of the founding employees of the Nationwide Museum of African American Historical past and Tradition almost 14 years in the past.
“I’m thrilled to hitch Howard College’s Workplace of Growth and Alumni Relations at this pivotal and thrilling time for Howard and HBCUs at giant,” mentioned Gamble. “Howard has invested in making a growth infrastructure that may assist the College’s mission of offering best-in-class academic experiences to numerous college students for years to return. I’m happy to have the chance to increase on these efforts because the College steps into a brand new period of monetary sustainability.”
On the Smithsonian Establishment, Gamble most not too long ago served on the manager staff as director of development for strategic initiatives within the Smithsonian’s central Workplace of Development. As an govt staff member, she helped develop and handle institutional fundraising insurance policies and initiatives. Her focus on this function was to advise and handle the staff answerable for securing assist for the constructing and growth of the Smithsonian’s two latest museums: American Girls’s Historical past Museum and the Nationwide Museum of the American Latino. Additionally included in her portfolio was the Smithsonian’s initiative on race, “Our Shared Future: Reckoning with Our Racial Previous,” and a creating worldwide portfolio.
Gamble beforehand served because the Smithsonian’s assistant director of development, the place she was answerable for departmental operations and frontline fundraising. She additionally served as a senior main presents officer. Throughout this time, she was a key member of the staff answerable for elevating over $350 million to assist the Nationwide Museum of African American Historical past and Tradition’s historic capital marketing campaign.
Along with her intensive expertise on the Smithsonian Establishment, Gamble has held growth positions at The Nationwide Council of Negro Girls, United Negro School Fund (UNCF), Howard College, the American Pink Cross and the American Affiliation for the Development of Science.
“We’re happy to welcome Princess Gamble to the Workplace of Growth and Alumni Relations,” mentioned Senior Vice President of Growth and Alumni Relations David Bennett. “Her expertise and imaginative and prescient will probably be an amazing asset to Howard College. She understands, and is dedicated to, Howard’s mission, and we couldn’t be happier to have her management on our staff.”