Mater Dei Prep Names Director of Development, External Relations and Strategic Giving
Community Announcement from Mater Dei President, Don Galante
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Shannon Marcotte to the Mater Dei Prep development team as Director of Development, External Relations and Strategic Giving.
Ms. Marcotte graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Spanish from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She later attended the Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey, where she received her, Juris Doctorate. After a period of time practicing law, Ms. Marcotte returned to Seton Hall and was central to the development of the Law School’s Alumni Relations and Development Program. Rising to the position of Assistant Dean for Alumni and Development, Ms. Marcotte spearheaded the Law School’s largest fundraising initiative to date, Seton Hall Law Rising, a campaign which raised over $25 million dollars. She implemented and executed annual and long-range strategic planning for alumni relations and fund-raising, and directed the Law School’s efforts to substantially increase both current and deferred giving by expanding the base of support to the Law School to include increased numbers of alumni, corporations, foundations, parents and friends of the School.
Ms. Marcotte will join a dynamic team and assume an important role in the execution of all the School’s fundraising campaigns. She will assist in identifying and cultivating relationships with foundations, corporations and other targeted donors for various needs including capital projects, the corporate and named scholars programs, corporate support for the new Mater Dei Prep Academic Institutes, and the establishment of an endowment program. She will also play a key role in support of the Alumni Association and the strategic growth of the alumni relations friend-raising and fundraising campaigns.
A native to Monmouth County, Ms. Marcotte resides in Middletown with her husband, Joseph, and their three children.
Please Join us in welcoming Shannon Marcotte to the Mater Dei Prep Community!