ARVADA, CO (May 2, 2016) – Community First Foundation is pleased to announce Lynda Ricketson has joined our team as Director of Development. In this role, Lynda will focus on building and strengthening relationships with nonprofits, individuals, families and businesses while expanding the Foundation’s agency endowment and donor-advised fund programs.
“Lynda brings a wealth of fundraising and donor-relations expertise to our organization,” says Vickie Wilson, Vice President of Development. “She will help us continue to elevate our level of service to our donor-advised fund and nonprofit endowment partners.”
Prior to joining the Foundation, Lynda served as Vice President of Philanthropy at The Women’s Foundation of Colorado and Director of Development and Alumni Giving at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work. She also held a philanthropic advisory position at Rose Community Foundation.
Lynda earned a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies with a writing concentration at the University of Denver and a Bachelor’s in English at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She received a Certified Fund Raising Executive designation by CFRE International in 2014.