PORTLAND—Bishop Robert Deeley is happy to announce that Mike Sullivan has accepted the place of improvement director for the Diocese of Portland. Sullivan is at present improvement officer for Thomas School in Waterville and succeeds David DiNapoli, who has accepted a place within the Archdiocese of Denver, Colorado.
“The Diocese of Portland is blessed to have discovered an enthusiastic and faith-filled particular person like Mike to steer our improvement efforts,” stated Bishop Deeley. “He has expertise designing and implementing fundraising initiatives all through Maine, and we’re thrilled that the diocese will profit from his contemporary concepts and revolutionary imaginative and prescient.”
“I’m honored and humbled to have the chance to serve the clergymen and parishioners of the Diocese of Portland,” stated Sullivan. “I look ahead to serving to to make sure that the diocese and the numerous ministries it supplies to the folks of Maine will proceed to thrive and develop.”
Sullivan has served at Thomas School since 2020, overseeing the varsity’s deliberate giving program and efficiently managing donor portfolios throughout the pandemic. Previous to Thomas School, he was a significant items officer for World Imaginative and prescient United States, a Christian group that works to raise communities world wide out of poverty via sustainable approaches and non secular and social transformation.
He has additionally served as lead grant officer for MaineGeneral Well being in Augusta, main items officer for the American Purple Cross, government director for Sullivan Growth Consulting, and supervisor for Rise Towards Starvation.
Sullivan earned a grasp’s diploma in non-profit administration, with a focus in international improvement, from Northeastern College in Boston, and holds a bachelor’s diploma in epidemiology and neighborhood well being training from the College of Maine at Farmington.
His first day on the Diocese of Portland will probably be July 25.