updated: 6/1/2010 11:24:51 AM
Prevent Blindness Indiana has selected a new interim executive director. Philanthropist Duke Haddad is joining the organization after serving as vice president of development for the Children's Medical Center of Dayton, Ohio. He has provided philanthropic leadership for local organizations including Kiwanis International, St. Vincent Hospitals & Health Services and Butler University.
Source: Inside INdiana Business
June 1, 2010
Experienced philanthropy executive Duke Haddad has been appointed interim executive director for Prevent Blindness Indiana.
Haddad brings to the position more than 30 years of experience serving public and private universities, major health care organizations and fundraising consulting firms. He comes to PBI from his role as vice president of development/CDO for the Children's Medical Center of Dayton, Ohio, where he successfully directed two capital campaigns.
Previously, Haddad provided philanthropic leadership for such local organizations as Kiwanis International, St. Vincent Hospitals & Health Services and Butler University. He received the state's Sagamore of the Wabash award for his contributions to Indiana philanthropy, and he also served as president of the Indiana Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, where he was recognized as Fundraising Executive of the Year. He is president of Duke Haddad & Associates, a fundraising consulting firm.
Haddad holds doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees, with emphasis on philanthropic studies, from West Virginia University and Marshall University. He has published many articles nationally in the field of resource development and philanthropy.
Prevent Blindness Indiana, formed in 1950, is an affiliate of Prevent Blindness America, the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to preventing blindness and preserving sight. Last Year, Prevent Blindness Indiana and its partner organizations provided free vision screenings in schools, workplaces and health fairs for more than 24,000 Hoosier children and 6,000 adults.
Source: Prevent Blindness Indiana