Penn-Mar, a recognized leader in providing quality support to individuals with intellectual disabilities in Maryland and Pennsylvania, has named Katherine Rogers its Chief Development Officer.
Rogers, who will oversee all of Penn-Mar’s fundraising and development efforts in Maryland and Pennsylvania, including major gifts, corporate and foundation relations and special events, has been a leader in the non-profit healthcare sector for nearly 20 years. She comes to Penn-Mar from the American Diabetes Association, Maryland Chapter, where she was the Regional Director for the Mid-Atlantic South Region, and developed engagement strategies with communities, organizations, and corporations to amplify health and wellness within those establishments. Prior to this, Rogers served as the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications for The Endocrine Society.
“It is with great excitement that we welcome Katherine Rogers to Penn-Mar,” says President and CEO, Gregory T. Miller. “Not only does Kathy bring her years of professional expertise, but also a passion and commitment to serving others through leadership, advocacy, strategic development and community building. It’s these qualities which will enable Penn-Mar to continue to advance its mission and secure the support needed to ensure the long-term success and growth of our organization. We are thrilled to welcome Kathy to our team”
Katherine Rogers, a resident of Sparks, is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in marketing management. She was appointed by the Governor of the State of Maryland to serve on the State Advisory Council on Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. She is a member of the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Class of 2010, a 2011 BRAVA Smart CEO winner, and a member of the Women Presidents Organization. She is also the founder of the Chesapeake Wellness Weekend that launched in 2012 to draw awareness to healthy living and encourage citizens of the Eastern Shore to engage in finding new ways to stay healthy.
About Penn-Mar Human Services
Penn-Mar Human Services, founded in 1981, serves more than 400 adults with intellectual disabilities through its residential, respite, educational, vocational and supported employment programs in northern Baltimore, Carroll and Harford Counties in Maryland, and in southern York County in Pennsylvania.
Source: Penn-Mar Human Services