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Practice : Fall 2008
insTiTUTional aDvanCeMenT ] inTRoDUC ing TRaCey l. ThoMPson insTiTUTional aDvanCeMenT The Boston Architect ur al College is pleased to welcome Tracey L. Thompson, Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Tracey brings seventeen years in senior fundraising and management positions in the non-profit sector to the BAC. She holds a Master of Management with a Global Conc entration from Cambridge College, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Journalism and in Broadcasting/Film from the University of Maine. “ Tracey brings a great depth of higher education and community service fundraising experience to the BAC. She ha s done extensive work coordinating volunteers and alumni, and is very focused on delivering measurable outcomes to our institutional advancement efforts,” says President Landsmark. “She ha s great energy and project management skills, and I expect that our development efforts will take a substantial leap forward through her work.” At the BAC, Tracey will work closely with the President and the Board of Directors to identify and cu ltivate prosp ective donors a s well as corporate, legislative and com- munity leaders. She will collaborate w ith the senior team and educ a- tional leadership on grants. She also oversees the Annual Fund and a lumni relations. Soon after Tracey’s arrival, she celebrated her first suc cess — a long with the Institutional Advancement Committee of the Board of Directors —w ith the AD20/21 Gala. The BAC benefit Preview Part y attracted 570 visitors, in a unique venue. “ The passion and the dedication of the BAC volunteers surpasses anything I have seen in my career,” says Thompson. “Having the opportunity to work with people like these will lead to accomplish- ing our short-term goals, and we will also be able to implement and achieve our long-term vision.” Tracey’s exp erience in higher educ ation includes tenure at Cambridge College as Assistant Vice President of Development and Alumni Affairs, and the Urban College of Boston a s Director of Institutional Advancement. Tracey continues her volunteer com mitments . Her current a ssociations and volunteer work includes the American Diabetes Association, the B elchertown Housing Authority, Big Brothers Big Sister of Hampden County, the Central Square Business Associa- tion, the Cambridge-Somer ville Salvation Army’s Board of Trustees and Capital Campaign Committee, a nd Women in Development. Tracey l. Thompson, vice-President of institutional advancement A wealth of experience in professional and community service comes to a new position at BAC. “ I see tre mendou s opportunities for the BAC, and a cadre of passionate volunteers and alumni.” — Tracey Thompson PRaCTiCe 65