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Vegas PBS Announces Patricia Falvey as Director of Development – Corporate Support & Philanthropy
Published on Tue, Jun 11, 2013 (5:25 p.m.)FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Latoya Bembry
6/11/13 The Ferraro Group
(Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS, America’s most watched PBS station, has announced that former Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Vice President of Development, Patricia Falvey, has been named the station’s new Director of Development – Corporate Support & Philanthropy. In her new position, Falvey is responsible for leading the sponsorship team in developing corporate and institutional support for Vegas PBS.
Falvey graduated with a certificate in the principles and techniques of fundraising from The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and a M.S. in public administration from Troy State University.
Falvey’s professional background is both rich and diverse. She served in the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserves for more than 25 years where she rose through the ranks to serve as a regional vice commander, directing operational activities for military forces in Europe and Turkey.
Throughout her career, Falvey worked to launch a number of high-profile public relations campaigns and create successful fundraising promotions for nonprofits such as the Columbus Mississippi Arts Council.
Falvey has also served in executive and director positions at nonprofits and private colleges, such as Holly Cross College in Notre Dame, Ind.
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