We are excited to announce that Mona Shah will be joining the organization as Development Director. In this capacity, Mona will be responsible for developing and leading MPBGC’s annual and long-term fundraising plans. Her charge will include leading a growth fund campaign to support the organization’s strategic plan, building relationships and partnerships with community members, as well as cultivating institutional and major donors.
Mona’s passion for both education and working with youth is in direct alignment with MPBGC’s mission. “MPBGC is excited to welcome Mona to the team and we know she will be a tremendous asset,” said Evan Jones, Executive Director of MPBGC. “Her proven success in development and fundraising, coupled with her strong community ties will help MPBGC expand its contribution to the youth it serves.”
Mona has over 20 years of experience in finance, fundraising, and strategic planning for institutions such as Merrill Lynch and Bertelsmann. Most recently, Mona has channeled her expertise in the non-profit sector. Notably, she was Chair of Annual Giving at Hillsborough Schools Foundation, and has been an active community fundraiser for the Asian Art Museum and Human Rights Watch. She received her B.A. from Bates College in Art History, and holds graduate degrees in Economics and Statistics.