Brian is the Director of Development at Lick-Wilmerding. Prior to joining the team at Lick Brian was the Vice President of Individual Philanthropy for GenesysWorks. He joined their national team in 2013 and has worked as a development consultant to numerous non-profits. In addition to consulting he served as Vice President of Advancement, Health Leads – a national, non-profit agency that mobilizes undergraduate volunteers, in partnership with providers in urban clinics, to connect low-income patients with the basic resources — such as food, housing, and heating assistance. His previous position was in Cleveland’s Urban Community School, where he served as Director of Advancement and worked extensively on public-private partnerships within the city.
Before venturing to Cleveland, Brian was Vice President of Development and Alumnae Relations at Regis College and Vice President for Resource Development at Babson College in Massachusetts. He spent the early days of his career at the secondary school level, serving as Campaign Director and Director of Major Gifts at Thacher School in Ojai, California and Director of Special Gifts at Northfield Mount Hermon. Brian has a B.A. in English from Columbia University. He is a graduate of Roxbury Latin and Northfield Mount Hermon.
Lindsey Pollaczek joined Fistula Foundation in 2014, initially based out of Nairobi, Kenya. She is currently serving as the Vice President of Programs overseeing the Foundation’s programs in over 20 countries in Africa and Asia. Amongst her accomplishments is leading the successful Action on Fistula program in Kenya, and launching a countrywide program in Zambia that have collectively provided over 6,000 fistula surgeries and strengthened national capacity for treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation.
Prior to joining Fistula Foundation, Lindsey worked with the humanitarian organization Direct Relief, overseeing the organization’s Maternal and Child Health portfolio, where she designed and implemented programs to improve access to essential health services for women and children, particularly the right to a safe pregnancy and delivery, and treatment for obstetric fistula. Lindsey holds a MPH in Community Health Sciences from UCLA and is a Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Fellowship for Health Equity, a program that supports global leaders working to combat health disparity and promote equity.