Fundraising Leader Announces Retirement

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - After 20 years of dedicated leadership, Renée S. Acosta today announced she will retire as President of Global Impact effective April 30th, 2013.

During her tenure, Global Impact raised nearly $1.3 billion to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people. Acosta oversaw an alliance of globally focused charities and the management of two of the world’s largest workplace giving campaigns.

“I am grateful for having had the opportunity to work alongside all of the fabulous individuals who are dedicated to assuring help for the world’s most vulnerable people,” said Acosta. “The organization has never been stronger in terms of capacity and capability. Over the past 20 years, my inspiration and resolve have been driven by the people we help. Not many can say as I do that there was not a day I did not enjoy coming to work.”

During Acosta’s tenure, Global Impact has been honored with a number of awards for the org