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Donna L. Wiley, Senior Adviser, joined GG+A in 1999 with more than 20 years of experience in fundraising and administration for not-for-profit institutions. Drawing on her extensive experience in nonprofit management and philanthropic consulting, Donna provided counsel to a wide array of educational, cultural, and healthcare institutions during 17 years of active service to the firm. She served on GG+A’s Executive Committee from 2001 to 2014 and as Executive Editor of the Grenzebach Glier Quarterly Review from 2005 to 2016.
Before joining GG+A, Donna served as Chief Advancement Officer and Secretary of the College at Bryn Mawr College, where her responsibilities included fundraising, community relations, and public relations for the College. She also provided administrative support for the Board of Trustees and staffed the Committee on Trustees (nominating committee). Donna also held senior advancement positions at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. Early in her career, she worked at the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation in New York.
Donna served as a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Commission on Educational Fundraising, as a member of three Middle States Association institutional re-accreditation teams, and as a member of the Giving USA Editorial Review Committee from 2000 to 2014. She has served as Vice President and Director of the Clowes Fund, Inc., a grant-making organization in Indianapolis that supports education, the arts, and social services; as Clerk and Board Member of the Hitchcock Center for the Environment in Amherst, Massachusetts; and as a member of the Community Preservation Committee and Historical Commission in Whately, Massachusetts.
Donna holds a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, a master’s degree from the City College of New York, and a doctorate in the history of art from Bryn Mawr College. She also spent one year of baccalaureate study at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England.