Chris joins the Alzheimer’s Community Care team with over 30 years of fundraising, development, and nonprofit management experience. An industry veteran, Chris brings extensive knowledge of annual campaigns, major and leadership gifts, planned giving, volunteer, committee, and board development, special events, grant research, and writing. He will spearhead Alzheimer’s Community Care’s development efforts and will help refine and boost the fundraising program to help support the clients, families, and caregivers suffering from Alzheimer’s and other neurological disorders in Florida.
Chris previously served as the Major Gifts Officer for Catholic Charities of Baltimore and Gettysburg College. His experience includes serving as the Director of Development at Frostburg State University and the Benedictine School for Developmental Children. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations from the University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration in finance and marketing from Frostburg State University.
His personal experience of caring for his mother with Alzheimer’s drives his passion and devotion to raise funds and support Alzheimer’s Community Care programs to help others and encourage the community to show care and compassion for those suffering from this disease.
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David Nevins is president & CEO of Nevins & Associates, a highly regarded strategic communications company and proactive public relations partner. The firm’s regional and national client base is a unique mix of organizations across a variety of industries including: healthcare, professional service firms, finance, not-for-profits, distributors, state agencies, national media companies, technology, political and grassroots campaigns, real estate development, sporting events, and more.
With more than 30 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and community and government relations, David is a talented and seasoned executive. Prior to founding Nevins & Associates in 1983, David served as the Director of Marketing for both Towson University and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. In 2001, he was tapped by the CEO of Comcast to employ his marketing expertise as President of the company’s regional sports network, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic. David is a Past President of the Board of Governors for the Center Club and is a former Chairman of the Board of Regents for the University System of Maryland, a position to which he was appointed by the Governor of Maryland. David has chaired the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission and the Maryland Higher Education Loan Corporation, served as President of both the Jewish National Fund and the Towson Business Association and was a member of the PNC Bank board.
David is highly involved in the business, civic, and political communities, and his many years of active leadership in numerous organizations have built a network of contacts that he regularly puts to use for the firm’s clients. For more information, visit www.nevinspr.com.