Brother’s Brother Foundation Announces New Global Partnerships & Development Position: Appoints Laura Kelly As Vice President

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Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is pleased to announce that Laura Kelly has been named Vice President of Global Partnerships and Development. Prior to assuming her new role, Laura served as the Director of Development in BBF's Virginia office.

Ms. Kelly's responsibilities include expanding and strengthening partnerships with private donors, corporations, and foundations, and bolstering BBF’s overall brand awareness through marketing and engagement campaigns. She will spearhead the organization's communications and development strategies in Pittsburgh and worldwide to help BBF achieve its growth and expansion objectives.

Laura possesses an extensive background in development and has served in a variety of related positions in several national and local nonprofits for over twenty-three years. She has created public/private partnerships and marketing campaigns that raised over $20 million for nonprofit organizations, along with providing significant benefits for corporate partners. Early in her career, Laura was instrumental in developing, resourcing, and building the Raider Brigade Fallen Soldier’s Memorial in Fort Stewart, Georgia. She also spent several years on the development staff at the West Point Association of Graduates, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY. Laura is passionate about BBF’s focus on sustainable development and is a catalyst for change in introducing, developing, and executing new ideas. “I am excited that Laura will continue to enhance BBF's ongoing work in helping us assist so many in need," said Ozzy Samad, President of BBF.

“It is my honor and a privilege to be a part of the dynamic BBF team as we build a new division that contributes to our focus on promoting sustainable development in the areas of Healthcare, Infrastructure, Disaster Response, and Education. I am excited to continue to share the story of BBF’s global impact and building partnerships to expand our work both at home and abroad," said Laura Kelly.

BBF, a 61-year old Pittsburgh-based international charity, has provided over 105,000 tons of medical supplies, textbooks, food, seeds, and other humanitarian supplies to people in over 149 countries.

Forbes Magazine highlighted BBF with a 100% rating for both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment of the 50 largest charities reviewed in 2017. The Better Business Bureau continues to give BBF its “Wise Giving Alliance Standards” seal of approval.

For additional information about this news advisory or other media inquiries please contact Laura Kelly at 412-321-3160 or at: lkelly@brothersbrother.org.

Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is pleased to announce that Laura Kelly has been named Vice President of Global Partnerships and Development. Prior to assuming her new role, Laura served as the Director of Development in BBF's Virginia office.

Ms. Kelly's responsibilities include expanding and strengthening partnerships with private donors, corporations, and foundations, and bolstering BBF’s overall brand awareness through marketing and engagement campaigns. She will spearhead the organization's communications and development strategies in Pittsburgh and worldwide to help BBF achieve its growth and expansion objectives.

Laura possesses an extensive background in development and has served in a variety of related positions in several national and local nonprofits for over twenty-three years. She has created public/private partnerships and marketing campaigns that raised over $20 million for nonprofit organizations, along with providing significant benefits for corporate partners. Early in her career, Laura was instrumental in developing, resourcing, and building the Raider Brigade Fallen Soldier’s Memorial in Fort Stewart, Georgia. She also spent several years on the development staff at the West Point Association of Graduates, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY. Laura is passionate about BBF’s focus on sustainable development and is a catalyst for change in introducing, developing, and executing new ideas. “I am excited that Laura will continue to enhance BBF's ongoing work in helping us assist so many in need," said Ozzy Samad, President of BBF.

“It is my honor and a privilege to be a part of the dynamic BBF team as we build a new division that contributes to our focus on promoting sustainable development in the areas of Healthcare, Infrastructure, Disaster Response, and Education. I am excited to continue to share the story of BBF’s global impact and building partnerships to expand our work both at home and abroad," said Laura Kelly.

BBF, a 61-year old Pittsburgh-based international charity, has provided over 105,000 tons of medical supplies, textbooks, food, seeds, and other humanitarian supplies to people in over 149 countries.

Forbes Magazine highlighted BBF with a 100% rating for both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment of the 50 largest charities reviewed in 2017. The Better Business Bureau continues to give BBF its “Wise Giving Alliance Standards” seal of approval.

For additional information about this news advisory or other media inquiries please contact Laura Kelly at 412-321-3160 or at: lkelly@brothersbrother.org.