Courtney A. Barth joined Rogerson Communities in 2010 as Director of Individual Giving and was promoted to Vice President, Development & Community Relations in 2014. She is responsible for making various publics aware of Rogerson Communities’ role and activities and for all fundraising activities associated with existing and new projects.
Ms. Barth brings over twenty years of fundraising and promotion experience to the position. She runs Rogerson’s signature event, Welcome Home!, a successful annual tribute dinner that has helped to place Rogerson in the public eye. In 2014/15, Ms. Barth successfully executed the Beacon House Campaign to rescue Beacon House and assure Rogerson Communities’ ongoing and future ability to provide housing and supportive services and other innovative projects for our community’s most vulnerable residents. Ms. Barth is the recipient of the 2015 Emerging Leader Award given by LeadingAge Massachusetts.
For Suffolk University, Ms. Barth directed all aspects of the donor relations program and special events for the University’s Advancement Office, including executing all facets of stewardship for the Law School, Business School and College of Arts and Sciences. For WBUR, among other responsibilities, she solicited, negotiated and managed sponsorships and fundraising promotions including KaBloom for WBUR’s most successful on-air Valentine’s Day campaign that raised $500,000 annually.
Professional associations include: membership of Women in Development and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education; serving on the Donor Relations track committee for the Fall 2005 New England Conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals; and teaching the Donor Relations section for the MBA graduate Non-Profit Management course at Suffolk University. A graduate of Union College, Schenectady, NY, Ms. Barth is also active in the community as School Parent Council Co-Chair at the Phineas Bates Elementary School in Roslindale.