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Kirsten Cameron Schachter to Join Dini Spheris


March 28, 2017

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The Board of Directors of Dini Spheris is pleased to announce that Kirsten Cameron Schachter will join the firm as a Senior Consultant on April 17, 2017.

Kirsten has served the philanthropic sector for over 20 years serving in senior development positions across the non-profit sector including: healthcare, higher and K-12 education, social services and performing arts sectors. In her career, Kirsten has been responsible for major gift fundraising, program and team management, communications and marketing. Among her responsibilities was serving as part of the advancement leadership team for the Baylor College of Medicine’s successful $1 billion Best Minds, Best Medicine capital campaign. Kirsten began her development career at the Houston Grand Opera before serving as the chief development officer for Spaulding for Children, United Cerebral Palsy and Awty International School. Most recently, Kirsten has served as Executive Director of Development and then Assistant Vice President of Development at Baylor College of Medicine.

Kirsten is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professional’s Greater Houston Chapter having served as a Board member and in various roles including that of vice president of membership.

Larry Vaclavik, Managing Principal of Dini Spheris, said, “As we continue to build an even stronger firm to serve the philanthropic community in Texas, throughout the Southwest and across the nation, we are delighted to have such a skilled and seasoned development professional join our ranks. Kirsten’s fundraising, management and team building skills will make her a valued consultant and trusted partner for our clients.”

Dini Spheris is a nationally recognized fundraising firm that is headquartered in Houston with a second office in Dallas. For 48 years Dini Spheris consultants have guided major capital and endowment campaigns for nonprofit institutions across Texas, the Southwest and Central United States and beyond.