portrait of Mary Solomons

Mary Solomons

Executive Director of Development Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Mary Solomons has been in the advancement field for more than 25 years, initially in the alumnae office of her alma mater, Wellesley College. For the past 20 years she has been at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, first as director of alumni affairs, and since 2000, overseeing the Office of Donor Relations. Skidmore College’s tagline is Creative Thought Matters and this mindset pervades every part of the College’s donor relations. Mary is active with CASE, serving on the faculty of the 2007, 2009, 2014, and 2015 Donor Relations Conferences as well as a speaker at the summer Institute for Advancement Services in July 2011. She served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Donor Relations Professionals (ADRP) from 2008-13 and has presented at numerous ADRP conferences.