Akron, OH — The American Red Cross of Summit, Portage and Medina Counties announced that effective immediately Rachel D’Attoma, who currently serves as a Major Gift Officer for the organization, will step into the role of interim Chapter Executive.
“I am excited to be able to serve the American Red Cross, and the communities of Summit, Portage and Medina Counties, in this capacity,” said D’Attoma.
D’Attoma has shaped a career of service at local and regional nonprofits in many program, fundraising, executive and leadership levels. Her resume includes over 14 years of executive planning, management, direct fundraising, board development, strategy and nonprofit development including major gifts, direct marketing, capital campaigns and annual giving. Prior to her career at the American Red Cross she held the position of Director of Development at the Community Health Center in Akron. She also served as Development Manager of Goodwill Industries, Annual Campaign Director of the Akron Area YMCA and Director of Special Events and Community Director for the March of Dimes. As a graduate of the University of Akron, she has become deeply engaged in the community generating countless dollars to further strengthen the community in which we live.