Stephanie Carper joins the Bulletin

By Gayle Spinazze | September 25, 2023

 The Bulletin is thrilled to welcome Stephanie Carper as our new chief advancement officer, where she will oversee all aspects of fundraising, including individual, foundation, corporate, and event giving. 

 “I’m delighted to welcome Stephanie to the team,” said Bulletin president and CEO Rachel Bronson. “Her impressive advancement expertise, particularly in major donor cultivation, will be an invaluable guide for the Bulletin during this period of growth.” 

Prior to joining the Bulletin, Stephanie served as the director of development for Openlands, where she led and strengthened giving programs. Carper began her career in higher education fundraising and has worked for Loyola University Chicago, Northwestern University, and DePaul University among others. Stephanie holds a bachelor of arts in journalism and mass communication from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master of business administration from Loyola University Chicago. 

We are also excited to welcome Anne Puotinen, who formerly served in a consultant role, to a full-time position as the Bulletin’s director of individual giving. In this role she will continue to aid in the planning and execution of our annual fundraising strategies. Stephanie and Anne join Brandon Powell, advancement services administrator, and Dainese Chandra, advancement services coordinator, on the advancement team.  

The Bulletin is deeply grateful to Colleen McElligott, who served for more than six years as our chief advancement officer. 

Meet all Bulletin staff members here>> 

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