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Kent State Center for Gift and Estate Planning Names New Director (06/12/2009)

Mindy Aleman, CFRE, APR, has been named the new executive director of the Kent State University Foundation’s Center for Gift and Estate Planning. In this role, she will direct fundraising for the university involving planned gifts, which include contributions that provide life incomes for donors, as well as bequests.

Aleman has worked as an advancement professional at Kent State since 1999, joining the Center for Gift and Estate Planning in 2005 as associate director. For 10 years, she has worked with donors who have supported a variety of university programs, including the Kent State University Museum, Jerry Silverman and Shannon Rodgers School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, College of Technology, College of the Arts and College of Arts and Sciences.

Previously she worked at the Akron/Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau; the John S. Knight Center; and the Akron Beacon Journal.

Aleman is certified in fundraising by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America. She is an active member of the Northern Ohio Planned Giving Council, the national Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

She resides in Stow with her husband, Gary, and two sons.


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