OMAHA, NE.- Joslyn Art Museum
announces the appointment of Hillary S. Nather-Detisch as the Museums new director of development. Nather-Detisch comes to Joslyn from United Way of the Midlands, where she served as senior vice president of community impact. She holds a B.A. in political science from San Francisco State University and a masters of public administration with concentration in non-profit management from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In 2008, Nather-Detisch received her national Certification in Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credentials. She will begin work at the Museum on March 17.
At United Way of the Midlands, Nather-Detisch led the organizations community investment work, community impact/initiative fundraising efforts from both local and national funders, and community engagement work including external partnerships and collaborations. Prior to United Way of the Midlands, she served as the director of donor accounts with the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF), leading all development team efforts including donor services and stewardship efforts, the planned giving program, and prospective donor cultivation to establish and increase participation and investments in OCF. From 2003 to 2006, Nather-Detisch was director of development at the Omaha Childrens Museum (OCM) where her responsibilities included solicitation of funds for exhibit and program needs, annual fund, grant requests, and donor events. Most notably, she managed and secured funds for OCMs Building on the Best capital campaign for complete renovation of its permanent exhibits.
Nather-Detisch is committed to giving back to the community and has served on numerous nonprofit boards and committees. She is a past president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Nebraska Chapter, a graduate of Leadership Omaha Class 28, and she was recognized in 2002 as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Omahans by the Omaha Jaycees. She also attended the US Coast Guard Academy, which afforded her the opportunity to travel the world.
Hillary has excellent credentials as a fundraiser who dedicates herself fully to donors, her organization, and her community, said Joslyn executive director and CEO Jack Becker. Her substantial experience at all levels of the philanthropic sector will be of great benefit to Joslyn, and I am delighted to have her on board. Nather-Detisch noted, "I am thrilled to join the staff of Joslyn and promote the mission to the community of one our longest standing, treasured cultural institutions."