Associate Vice President for Donor Relations, Rutgers University Foundation
Previously Roberta was the senior leader in the Office of Stewardship at Princeton University. Roberta was a founding member of the New England Stewardship Conference, the precursor to the Association of Donor Relations Professionals (ADRP). Roberta served as inaugural Treasurer; content chair and chair for the 2014 and 2015 International Conferences, respectively; and Chair for GATHER@ADRP for senior donor relations leaders. Roberta volunteered as Donor Relations Best Practices Chair for AASP and Relationship Manager for ADRP/AASP. Roberta’s Princeton team won the 2014 CASE Circle of Excellence Bronze Award and the 2015 Gold and Silver Awards for donor recognition pieces, and Roberta received the 2015 CASE Quarter Century Service Award and 2019 ADRP Founder’s Award. A frequent speaker for CASE, ADRP, AASP, and other groups, Roberta has also published extensively on the subjects of donor relations, stewardship, events, surveys, leadership, and other fundraising-related topics. Roberta holds a BA in psychology and English from Rutgers University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and an MA in English Literature from Northeastern University.