12
MAY
2015

Patrick Gotham to Join Headquarters Staff

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May 12, 2015 – The Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation welcomes Patrick Gotham, Salisbury ‘09, as its new Director of Advancement. He will assist the CEO in setting the Foundation’s strategy for soliciting monthly, annual, and capital campaign contributions, which includes estate planning, undergraduate giving, parents and family members, alumni donor acquisition, gift solicitation, and stewardship.

gotham2“I’m looking forward to engaging with current undergraduates and alumni to learn more about their experiences with Sigma Tau Gamma,” said Gotham. “This is a great organization that impacts lives in so many different ways. I hope to build strong relationships with members and encourage them to stay involved beyond graduation so that together we can continue to provide enriching experiences for generations of Sig Taus to come!”

Gotham is a 2009 initiate from Salisbury University. Gotham was a founding father of the Epsilon Rho Chapter and also served as the VP of Finance and IFC President as an undergraduate. He graduated with a double major in business management and marketing in 2011.

In May 2015, Gotham graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Gotham previously worked on fundraising as a Student Assistant to the Vice President of University Advancement at Salisbury and as a Special Projects Consultant at the Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation.

Gotham currently serves as the Assistant Director of Annual Giving at the University of Connecticut Foundation where he is in charge of student and young alumni philanthropy and giving programs. He also coordinated an Ignite crowd funding competition, which raised over $35,000 with 1,644 donors in 8 weeks. The competition was ranked as a top 20 higher education crowdfunding initiative by Evertrue.

“Patrick’s experience in foundation management and fundraising will greatly benefit the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation, especially as we approach our centennial,” said CEO Steve Latour. “We are excited to welcome him as part of our Foundation team and Headquarters staff.”

Gotham will work remotely and be based in Connecticut. His first day will be May 18. Gotham can be reached at pgotham@sigmataugamma.org.

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The Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation was founded in 1966 by the delegates of 22nd Grand Chapter in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Foundation is a public charity that provides for tax-deductible donations and exists to raise funds to support the Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity. The Foundation annually provide grants to the fraternity and its collegiate chapters on 69 college/university campuses in 24 states. The Foundation is headquartered 60 miles east of downtown Kansas City, Missouri in Warrensburg. Learn more about the foundation online at sigmataugamma.org.