Community Foundation Announces New Staff Member

July 6, 2015 – The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is pleased to announce Gee Williams has been named the new Marketing Director, according to Erica Joseph, President.

In his role, Gee will be responsible for carrying out the Community Foundation’s marketing and public relations objectives – assisting the President and the Board in communicating the Foundation mission and developing relationships with donors, prospective donors, nonprofit partners, professional advisors and the general public.

A lifetime resident of Berlin, MD, Gee received a B.S. degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1971. He was a local newspaper editor and publisher for 28 years and most recently served as the Public Information Officer for the Maryland State Highway Administration.

“We are thrilled Gee has joined our team,” states Joseph. “Gee brings a professionalism and familiarity with our community that will only continue to enhance the mission and success of the Community Foundation.”

 

About The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore: Since 1984, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) has been serving the needs of Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset Counties granting more than $50 million. Through the generosity and vision of our donors, CFES awarded grants totaling more than $4.8 million in fiscal year 2014. CFES brings together donors and builds on community assets through scholarships, grants, advocacy and leadership development. By focusing on people, organizations, neighborhoods and nonprofit capacity building, the Foundation addresses community needs in the area of health, education, arts and culture, community development and the environment. For more information, visit www.cfes.org or call 410-742-9911.

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