WWOZ General Manager Beth Arroyo Utterback announced today the hiring of Marcel McGee to lead the station's Development efforts. Utterback says, "We are thrilled to welcome Marcel as the newest Guardian of the Groove and are excited about his extensive local experience as a seasoned and successful fundraiser."
McGee has two decades of experience in donor relations and fundraising, working in settings as varied as Loyola University New Orleans, Dillard University, the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations, American Red Cross-Southeast Louisiana Chapter, The Audubon Nature Institute and CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation in Maryland.
Marcel is a native New Orleanian who grew up in the Ninth Ward. He served in the United States Navy and is a graduate of Southern University at New Orleans. He is a member of both the Association of Fundraising Professionals and The Council for Advancement and Support of Education. McGee begins his post effective August 1.