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Patty began her role at Erikson in 2017 and has more than 20 years of non-profit development experience. Her primary responsibilities include managing fundraising strategy for individual giving, which includes major gifts, board giving and annual fund. In addition, Patty supports the Trusteeship & Development Committee of the Board, as well as oversight for Alumni Relations. Across Institutional Advancement, Patty works with her colleagues to consistently improve processes and strengthen our relationships with donors, alumni, and friends.

Anne Volz oversees institutional giving at Erikson and the administration of $10 million in private grants supporting Erikson operations and programs. Her 14-year tenure at Erikson is marked by strong collaborative relationships with funders and Erikson staff, and the development of funding strategies with a long-term perspective. Anne has, over the course of two decades, fundraised for human rights, arts, and social service organizations, led professional development workshops for grant-seekers, and provided consultation to emerging non-profit organizations