February 19, 2019, Springfield, OH – TAC – The Abilities Connection is proud to announce and welcome Bridget Doane as the organization’s Director of Development. Doane will be responsible for managing and implementing TAC’s development plan as well as leading the fundraising programs and donor relations efforts. Doane comes to TAC with more than a decade of experience in fundraising and development for local non-profits throughout Springfield and Clark County. She is particularly proud of her work helping to successfully manage a $7 million capital campaign and helping to secure a $3.5 million tax levy.
“I am thrilled to join the TAC team,” Doane said. “TAC is such a valuable community asset, providing personal, vocational, and social services to hundreds of individuals with disabilities, with a focus on individual choice. I am excited to contribute to this organization’s long-term sustainability and continued success by sharing with our community TAC’s incredible mission and inviting them to invest in its future.”
Following a development position at Rocking Horse Community Health Center, Bridget served as the Director of Advancement at Catholic Central School through 2014. Her most recent position was with the Clark County Historical Society at The Heritage Center as the Director of Development. In this role, Doane grew annual operational revenue through increasing membership, initiating an Annual Fund Campaign and organizing a variety of special fundraising events. A particular focus of this position was to increase community awareness of and to garner additional support for The Heritage Center.
“Bridget is an incredible talent that has made a personal commitment to improve the greater Springfield community and we are extremely excited to have her join the TAC Family,” said TAC CEO, Justin Debord. “We know that with her knowledge and experience, she will have an immediate impact on our development effort and ensure that TAC continues to impact the lives of individuals with disabilities long into the future.”