Gabriel Group’s 2010 New Year “Thank You” Planned Giving mailing for The Salvation Army- Eastern Territory generated over $1 million in planned gifts.
John Lock stepping down this month as CEO, Project Lead the Way; Thor Misko, director of post secondary relations and training, to serve as acting CEO; Shannon Kete, chief operations officer, to serve as acting president.
The Pursuant Group, fundraising and marketing communications consulting firm, Dallas, acquired KMA Direct Communications.
J. Michael Durnil, former interim president and senior vice president, GLAAD, named president and CEO, Simon Youth Foundation, Indianapolis, succeeding Richard Markoff, who retired after nine years as executive vice president.
Lisa Sasser, former director of communications and annual giving, Syracuse Opera, named campaign director, Institutinal Advancement Division, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, N.Y.