Greater Twin Cities United Way is pleased to announce the hiring of Kim Stone to the role of Senior Vice President of Advancement and Innovation. As a member of the executive team, Ms. Stone will be tasked with increasing philanthropic support from existing and new sources, including creating and implementing a comprehensive advancement strategy. In her capacity as Senior Vice President, she will oversee management and development in the areas of Major Gifts, Foundations and Planned Giving, as well as governance responsibilities with the board of directors.
“We are pleased to have Kim as part of the executive team. Her deep knowledge of the advancement field will greatly benefit the organization,” says Sarah Caruso, Greater Twin Cities United Way president and chief executive officer. She continues, “With the philanthropic landscape changing, we look forward to Kim’s leadership in this critical area of United Way, especially as we continue to evolve.”
A St. Paul native and a Minnesota State University, Mankato graduate, Ms. Stone earned her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations; and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Nova Southeastern University. She lives in Mendota Heights with her family.
“I’m thrilled to join this highly respected and established institution in the Twin Cities region,” Ms. Stone shared. “I look forward to leading the team of talented advancement professionals and also collaborating with staff, board, donors and partner agencies to address the challenges in our community.”