Secure private gifts distinct and separate from the state and the institution's resources. Establish priorities for the annual fund, major gifts, gift planning, corporate and foundation relations.
Engage donors, prospects and alumni in the institution's vision and steward their investments of time and money.
Strengthen the Foundation and UW-Stout's public image and create an environment conducive to interest, to engage and to involve alumni and friends in philanthropic support.
Design an office infrastructure to support ongoing fund raising activities. Ensure that information systems are in place to improve the quality of data and meet the increasing demand for information by alumni and fund raising staff. Maintain a leadership style which empowers staff through active communication and delegation, and ensures staff accountability for excellence through clearly defined and measurable goals.