Lindsey Mann Field is a Vice President in GG+A’s Independent Schools Practice Area, where she partners with clients to accelerate philanthropic growth. She brings two decades of educational fundraising experience to her role, with expertise in annual and major gift programs, campaign strategy and execution, constituent engagement, advancement services, and more.
Prior to joining GG+A, Lindsey served as Director of Development at Gaston Day School in North Carolina, where she led planning and preparation for the School’s largest fundraising campaign. This included determining the campaign’s size, scope, and timeline; setting an ambitious goal that was 140% larger than the previous campaign goal; and collaborating with the Head of School to solicit and close a multimillion-dollar lead gift. Additionally, Lindsey led the School in a successful database conversion and developed a tracking system to increase the accuracy of prospect management and reporting. Leveraging data, she developed prospect portfolios for senior leadership to increase donor engagement and raised additional gifts to support student access, capital projects, and special operating needs.
Previously Lindsey spent eight years at The Fletcher School in North Carolina – first as Director of Development, then as Director of Advancement. Among her contributions, she conducted an analysis to determine strategic personnel and budget investments in fundraising and communications. To support the long-term growth of the School's advancement operations, she developed a five-year development plan to implement the recommendations. Along with raising an average of $1.7 million annually in restricted, unrestricted, and endowment support, Lindsey worked with donors to establish named endowment funds totaling more than $5.4 million to support the School's strategic priorities.
Earlier in her career, Lindsey led the major gifts program at Providence Day School in North Carolina for six years and served in advancement positions at both Saint Leo University in Florida and Oglethorpe University in Georgia.
Lindsey is an alumna of Darlington School in Georgia, for which she served as a member of the Alumni Council and on the Board of Trustees Fundraising Task Force. She earned her bachelor's degree in Communication Studies from Hollins University, where she was a class-agent and fundraising volunteer for 15 years. In 2023, Lindsey completed a two-year term as Chair of the District III Cabinet of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Lindsey has volunteered for CASE in various capacities since 2009, co-chairing the District III Conference in 2014 and earning Stellar Faculty Speaker honors for her conference presentations.
- Porter-Gaud School
- St. John’s Episcopal School
- Tabor Academy