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Special ConnectVA Announcement: PNE Welcomes Kathleen Demro as New President & CEO


The Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence Board of Directors and Search Committee is pleased to announce that Kathleen Radford Demro has been named the new President & CEO.

Kathleen will join the PNE staff team on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

Kathleen has served as the Executive Director of Safe Harbor, a Henrico County-based sexual and domestic violence program, for the past four years. She worked in the public sector for 18 years with the Department of Criminal Justice Services where she provided oversight to grant-funded agencies across Virginia.

Kathleen participated in Leadership Metro Richmond, earned her VCU Nonprofit Management Certificate and is a Past President of the Junior League of Richmond. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Junior Leagues International. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government and a Masters of Education in Agency Counseling.

Kathleen has a passion for the nonprofit sector, is dedicated to building organizational capacity and developing nonprofit leaders. She has been a PNE/VCU Nonprofit Learning Point Instructor and has served on multiple NLP committees. Additionally, Kathleen has served as a governance instructor with Organizational Solutions. She has substantial experience building collaborative relationships, growing and developing programs. We are excited that Kathleen is joining the PNE and that she will lead the organization to the next level with enthusiasm!

-Melina Davis-Martin, PNE Board Chair 

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