Tara Elgin Holley, Director of Development
Tara Holley is the former Vice President for Institutional Advancement at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. Prior to that she was the Senior Campaign Counsel for Custom Development Solutions, Inc.; Director of Corporate/Foundation Relations at George Washington University Washington, DC; and Director of Development/Public Relations for the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Texas.
Tara is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and serves on the planning committee for the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes (CEEP). She is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE)
She holds a Master of Music in Musicology (Ethnomusicology) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, both from the University of Texas, Austin. She is the author of My Mother’s Keeper, published by William Morrow.
Dan Tootle, Development Officer
Dan is the Development Officer for Haiti for The Episcopal Church’s Development Office. He was previously the Program Manager for the Centre d’Agriculture Saint Barnabas (CASB) Revitalization Program and an Episcopal Volunteer in Mission (EVIM) reporting to the DFMS Global Mission Office. He retired from active employment in 2013 to become an EVIM with an initial assignment to the Diocese of Haiti as the Project Manager for the Northern Region Episcopal Schools Reorganization Project for which he was resident in Haiti until 2014. His previous professional experience of 29 years was with large and small corporations as a Senior Systems Engineer, Project and Program Manager. He is a military service retiree with 21-years active duty as a Naval officer and carrier pilot. He has extensive experience in organization development, and program planning and implementation.
Cecilia Malm, Development Officer
Cecilia has more than twenty-five years of experience in non-profit fundraising and communications. She most recently held the positions of Development Coordinator with Summer on the Hill at Horace Mann School, Grants Officer at Habitat for Humanity of Westchester County, and Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations at Dorot, a New York City agency serving the homebound elderly. She is also a member of the Vestry of Holy Trinity Church, Inwood in Upper Manhattan. Ms. Malm holds the degrees of B.A in Philosophy from Williams College and M.A. in English and American Literature from New York University.
Lisa Bellamy, Development Research Officer
Lisa served as Director of Institutional Advancement Research at Yeshiva University for eight years. She was previously an investigative analyst at Thacher Associates and Nardello Schwartz, where she researched individuals and companies for litigation, government matters and due diligence. She also worked in litigation support at Sullivan & Cromwell, the law firm. Early in her career, she was an editorial associate at the Foundation Center.
She is currently a creative writing faculty member at The Writers Studio and is a published poet and prose writer. She graduated from Princeton University. She and her husband are members of The Church of the Ascension in New York City.
Kim Moore, Executive Assistant/Administrator
For over ten years, Kim has worked with a variety of organizations in the non-profit sector as a fundraiser in individual and institutional giving, event planning and management, and database management. She is a graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.