August 3, 2009
The Colon Cancer Alliance Welcomes Experienced Director to Its Team
WASHINGTON, D.C. / August 3, 2009 -- The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) is pleased to announce that Scotti Hutton has joined the CCA team as Development Director. Scotti's fundraising expertise and her love of volunteer work made her the perfect candidate for the position.
"I was attracted to the Colon Cancer Alliance due to its exceptional reputation in the community and nationwide," said Hutton. "The Development Director position provides a wonderful opportunity to work with outstanding staff and volunteers to help further the CCA's mission through the strengthening and expansion of its current programs and services, as well as new initiatives."
As Development Director, Scotti will serve as the chief fundraiser for the CCA. She will be responsible for overseeing and managing the overall development activities. This will include developing and cultivating corporate, foundation, individual and major donors, and related outreach in support of the CCAs mission. She will create and implement a strategic fundraising plan for the CCA to continue to evolve and grow.
Hutton began her non-profit career as the Marketing & Outreach Director for the Baltimore Addictions Treatment Center (BATC). During her tenure, she was instrumental in the expansion of chemical dependency services to include indigent care, a 28-day treatment program, a long-term care program and counseling training. This was achieved through securing city, state and federal grants.
As Regional Director for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Scotti was responsible for working with volunteer chapters and leadership in the mid-Atlantic region of the organization. For six years, she consistently met fiscal goals, expanded services to families and created strong volunteer and medical alliances.
Scotti was recruited by the American Cancer Society and served as its Development Director for the Maryland Division for several years. Her duties included supervising development staff and serving as the development liaison to the board of directors.
In 1997, Scotti was recruited by the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) to serve as its first field director. She was responsible for the expansion of fiscal support, opening new markets for the Society and creating affiliates and chapters of the organization. Scotti has worked with the medical community, celebrities, dignitaries and other agencies on all levels throughout her career.