Billie Handa manages and implements a comprehensive, university-wide annual giving program. In concert with her team of four professional staff, she coordinates a multi channel solicitation strategy that includes direct mail, phone, email, and personal solicitation (leadership annual giving). Billie also implemented Ohio University’s annual giving stewardship program, the Founders Circle.
With more than 9 years of nonprofit fundraising experience, Billie has a strong track record of developing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and utilizing data to reach, ask, and steward donors and prospective donors.
Billie is a member of the advisory board and an alumna of Ohio University’s Upward Bound program, an emeriti vice president for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Athens County, and a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.