ABWA Imperial River welcomes Tracy Connelly, VP of Development at Guadalupe Center
Estero, FL – The Imperial River Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association presents Tracy Connelly, Vice President of Development at the Guadalupe Center of Immokalee. Meeting and presentation to take place online via Zoom, Wednesday June 10th. Networking begins at 6:30 PM followed by introductions and speaker. Mr. Connelly will speak about how the Guadalupe Center’s fundraising efforts have helped the students of Immokalee. Zoom account and meeting registration are required by 5:00 PM on Tuesday June 9th; both are free. Register via ABWAImperialRiver.Eventbrite.com Zoom information and link will be emailed after registration closes.
About the Speaker
Tracy Connelly, CFRE, has worked in educational and healthcare philanthropy for the past 30 years. He is currently the Vice President of Development at the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee, FL. Previous positions include System Director of Gift Planning and Senior Director of Major Gifts at Lee Health Foundation, and Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations at both Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and Western Michigan University.
Connelly received a B.A. in Organizational Communication and Business from Western Michigan University in 1986. He currently serves on the board for the Collier/Lee Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and has been a member, committee member or board member for Naples Planned Giving Council, the Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Boy Scouts of America, and United Way. In November of 2018, Mr. Connelly was selected as the Collier/Lee AFRP Fundraising Professional of the Year.
About ABWA Imperial River Chapter
Formation of the Imperial River Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association began in 2016. A team from several other Southwest Florida chapters came together to serve the growing Estero/Bonita Springs area of Lee County, FL. ABWA Imperial River Chapter welcomes all women interested in professional development. Expect mutually supportive, life-long relationships with powerful professional women. Men are also welcome. The American Business Women’s Association national mission is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.