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Anne C. Storch, Senior Consulting Associate

image Anne Storch has 25 years of demonstrated success in cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, campaign organization, and staff and volunteer management, specifically in independent schools. Her key areas of expertise include an excellent record of closing gifts, campaign management, recruiting, training and motivating volunteers, cultivation and relationship building, coordinating and implementing fundraising events and preparation for major donors.

Recently, Anne retired after 8 years from being Director of Advancement at Saint Edward’s School in Vero Beach, Florida. Prior to that, she spent 15 years at George School in Newtown, PA, first as major gifts officer and the last five as Director of Advancement.

She has managed two capital campaigns at George School and two campaigns at Saint Edward’s School, one to retire a $14 million debt and the other to increase the endowment. During her 15 years at George School (of which she is an alumna), first as major gifts officer and then as Director of Advancement, Anne was responsible for closing a $128.5 million gift, the largest single gift yet given to an independent school. Her consulting clients include Westtown School (West Chester, PA), Chandler Hall (Newtown, PA), Alzheimers/Parkinson Association (Vero Beach, FL), Bermuda High School for Girls, Tallahassee Community College Foundation, Embraer Corporation Foundation (Fort Lauderdale FL), Riviera Beach Library Foundation (Riviera Beach FL), and Riverside Theatre (Vero Beach FL).

Her long and varied career has also included consulting within the restaurant business, family counseling in pediatric hospitals for seventeen years, and work as assistant director of Admission and College Counselor at Ursuline College and Rosemont College, respectively. She has also served on various boards and committees in Pennsylvania and has authored numerous publications.

Anne received her B.S. in Psychology from Ursinus College and her Master’s in Education from Villanova University. She has been a board member of Mercer Street Friends in Trenton, NJ, Chandler Hall in Newtown, PA, the Youth Sailing Foundation in Vero Beach FL, the Indian River Hospital Foundation in Vero Beach FL and the Board Committee for Institutional Advancement at George School in Newtown PA.