CCAC selects Jamie McMahon to head college’s Educational Foundation

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

Jamie McMahon 300PITTSBURGH-After an extensive search, the Educational Foundation of the Community College of Allegheny County has selected Jamie McMahon as its new chief executive officer. He will replace Rose Ann DiCola following her retirement in July. DiCola has served as CEO of the foundation since 2002.

McMahon, who will begin his tenure at CCAC on Monday, August 19, currently serves as advancement director for Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, where he has been successful in raising funds for both Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Carnegie Museum of Art. Prior to his tenure with the museums, Jamie was a director of development with the Medical and Health Sciences Foundation of the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC. He also spent a number of years as a fundraising consultant for Ketchum, where his clients included leading nonprofit organizations throughout the United States whose fundraising goals ranged from $3 million to upwards of $550 million.

McMahon holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Dartmouth College, a Master of Philosophy in History and Philosophy from the University of Cambridge and is presently completing a doctorate in Higher Education Management at the University of Pittsburgh. He also holds the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification from CFRE International, the only internationally recognized baseline professional credential for philanthropic fundraising executives. Additionally, he is an adjunct faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University where he teaches in the Master of Arts Management program.

His community endeavors include serving as chair of the board of directors of Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh's East End. He also served on the national Standing Commission on Stewardship and Development of the Episcopal Church USA, spending three years as its chair.

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