Mary Beth Martin, Esq.
To Changing Our World, Mary Beth brings more than twenty-five years’ experience helping nonprofit organizations design and build strategic fundraising plans, grow major gifts programs, develop fundraising capacity, and execute capital campaigns and other funding initiatives.
She began her career in fundraising in the planned giving office at Boston College and subsequently spent eight years at Emmanuel College in Boston, Massachusetts where she served as Director of Planned Giving and Associate Vice President for Development and Alumnae Relations.
Since joining Changing Our World, Mary Beth has provided fundraising advice to a variety of nonprofits ranging from universities and social service agencies to organizations focused on national and global health issues. She is co-editor and a major contributor to Mapping the New World of American Philanthropy, published by Wiley and Sons in March 2007. Mary Beth has addressed both national and regional organizations as well as numerous nonprofit boards and development professionals on the topics of planned giving, donor relations and campaign management.
Mary Beth served for seven years as an adjunct professor of Business Law in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and taught introductory law courses for the American Institute of Banking. She received a B.A. degree from Boston College, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. degree from Boston College Law School.