NACDS Foundation appoints new director of development

September 12, 2012

Matthew Burriesci was appointed as the new director of development for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation on August 20.

Matthew Burriesci was appointed as the new director of development for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores on August 20.

Burriesci was previously the executive director of PEN/Faulkner Foundation in Washington, DC. In his new position, he will contribute to the culture and philanthropy of NACDS Foundation by improving its efforts to advance public health, according to a press release.

"The NACDS Foundation has a bold vision that requires a talented team," said NACDS Foundation President Kathleen Jaeger in the release.

Burriesci will report directly to Jaeger and will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with new and existing donors and Foundation supporters.

"Matt brings all of the right qualifications to marshal support for NACDS Foundation programs that seek nothing less than to improve public health," Jaeger said.

Burriesci will also work on fundraising strategies for evidence-based research, charitable advancement, and education programs.

In the past, Burriesci worked for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, the Association of Academic Health Centers, and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

"We are excited to welcome him and look forward to his work with the NACDS Foundation Board and with the Foundation’s amazing donors," Jaeger said.