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Global Impact Appoints Scott Jackson Chief Executive Officer

Submitted by: Global Impact

Categories: Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions, Corporate Governance

Posted: Sep 13, 2011 – 12:26 PM EST


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ -  Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, appointed Scott Jackson as Chief Executive Officer, a role he assumes in October of this year.

With more than 20 years of domestic and international non-governmental organization experience, Mr. Jackson will lead Global Impact’s existing and new giving initiatives. He will hold direct responsibility for workplace giving, campaign management for the Combined Federal Campaigns, public and private-sector partnerships, and strategic alliances. Mr. Jackson will report to Renée S. Acosta, President and CEO, Global Impact. Ms. Acosta will retain the title of President with responsibility for governance, organizational policy and overall leadership of Global Impact.

"Mr. Jackson brings a wealth of strategic fundraising, advocacy and constituency-building expertise to this essential position with Global Impact,” Ms. Acosta said. “As we enter our 55th year, we welcome the leadership and vision Mr. Jackson demonstrated throughout a long career committed to sustainable living standards for millions of people worldwide.”

Mr. Jackson joins Global Impact after five years serving as Vice President for External Relations at PATH.

Before joining PATH in 2006, Mr. Jackson was Senior Vice President at World Vision US where he directed external relations, key partnerships, community relations and strategic initiatives. He managed a fundraising portfolio of more than $60 million. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Jackson served as President and Managing Director of APCO Seattle, a worldwide public affairs and strategic communications consulting firm. In 1989, he founded TRADEC (Trade and Development Consortium), one of the first marketing and communications firms in North America to specialize in international trade promotion, technology transfer and market access.

Mr. Jackson holds an MBA from the University of EdinburghSchool of International Business, and an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Puget Sound. He maintains his CFRE certification through the Association of Professional Fundraisers.

For more information about Global Impact’s private and public sector partnerships, please contact us at partnerships@charity.org.

About Global Impact
Global Impact raises funds to meet critical humanitarian needs around the world. The organization funds more than 70 U.S.-based international charities through innovative partnerships and employee giving programs, and provides solutions to meet the unique giving needs of organizations and donors. In addition, Global Impact distributes charitable donations for some of America’s top corporations and administers two of the world’s largest workplace giving campaigns: the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area and the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas. Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.5 billion to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people.

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