BRIDGEPORT— Foundations in Education is delighted to announce the appointment of Megan Quinn as assistant director of development.
“We are happy to have Megan join our team,” commented Executive Director Holly Doherty-Lemoine. “As a product of Catholic Education she has a deep understanding for our mission. Coupled with her vast fundraising experience, we anticipate great strides in outreach to our community and in advancing our cause to support student tuition assistance and innovation in the classroom.”
As assistant director of development for Foundations in Education, Megan is tasked with managing a comprehensive development program including annual giving, grants, events, donor cultivation and stewardship.
Megan is originally from Omaha, Neb., where she attended St. Cecilia’s Catholic Grade School and Marian High School. After receiving a bachelor of Journalism at the University of Missouri, she moved to New York City to begin her career in the non-profit sector. She has held development positions at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., The Library of America and The Actors Fund. Prior to joining Foundations, she worked for the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus as development coordinator and most recently in the admissions office at Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden, Conn.
Megan and her family are very active in their hometown of Fairfield and in their church, Our Lady of the Assumption Parish.
“I am honored to join the Foundations in Education team and eager to bring my skills to support the teachers, families and especially children in Fairfield county,” remarked Megan. “As a product of a Catholic education and the daughter of Catholic school educators, I know how formative the experience can be in a child’s life.”
The mission of Foundations in Education is to strengthen and transform Catholic education in the Diocese of Bridgeport by supporting innovation in academic and extra-curricular programs, fostering opportunities for the professional development of school leaders in innovation and leadership and providing scholarship assistance to families in need.
(For more information about Foundations in Education, please visit www.foundationsineducation.org)