With a career spanning more than 35 years in fundraising, public relations, and communications, Jane DiGirolamo brings extensive experience and knowledge to the Partners in Mission team. Jane has a record of success for numerous non-profit organizations in all aspects of advancement including annual, capital, and major gift campaigns; planned giving and endowment programs; event management; alumni relations; communications; and advancement operations.
Jane currently serves as the Chief Advancement Officer for Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, a co-ed, college preparatory school located in Olney, MD. At Good Counsel, she manages a team of seven and is leading the school in its largest capital campaign for $10 million to build a performing arts center. During her tenure, nearly $16 million has been raised for the school
Prior to joining the administrative team at Good Counsel, Jane served as Vice President for Advancement for Montgomery Hospice. She has also held leadership positions in development and alumni relations for Stevenson University (the former Villa Julie College) and Saint James School, a college-preparatory, boarding/day school. During her career, Jane has led and managed eight capital campaigns. Organized, creative, and driven, Jane has set and achieved goals and transformed advancement programs at numerous educational and other non-profit organizations.
A graduate of Susquehanna University (PA), Jane also holds a master of science degree (summa cum laude) in communications and journalism from Shippensburg University (PA). She is president-elect of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Western Maryland Chapter, and she also serves as the chapter’s Membership Committee Chair. She is a former Board Director for Trinity School of Frederick (MD), where she chaired the Development Committee. She served on the Board of the Alumni Association for Shippensburg University and was a frequent phonathon volunteer for the university’s fundraising efforts. Jane served on an accreditation team for the Association of Independent Schools of Maryland and DC.
Originally from New Jersey, Jane and her husband, Tom, reside in Frederick, MD. They have two grown children and one granddaughter.