Announcing New VP of Financial Development

13 June 2013

NORFOLK, June 10 – YMCA of South Hampton Roads has named Annie Filer Vogt as the new Vice President of Financial Development of the association, effective June 1. Vogt specializes in working with non-profit boards and volunteers, creating strategic plans, establishing development departmental systems, prospecting and cultivating donors, planning special events, and managing marketing and public relations programs.
Her expertise in annual giving, capital and endowment campaign management are key strengths she brought to the Education Foundation at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. Her primary responsibilities included raising funds for the Education Foundation and expanding the base of educational programming. Vogt joined the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum July of 2011.

Prior to her work at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, Vogt held a position at the Virginia Zoo as Director of Development and Communications for four and a half years. She was responsible for Asia – Trail of the Tiger and $18 million Capital Campaign and managing the annual marketing and public relations campaigns.
Annie knew her career path of working with non-profit organizations was just beginning when upon graduation from Virginia Wesleyan College; she became Norfolk Botanical Garden's Volunteer Coordinator. Ready to pursue development, Annie joined the Virginia Symphony as its Annual Fund Manager. Enjoying a five-year run there, she was promoted to Associate Director, eventually serving as Interim Director of Development. Annie was Executive Director of Bon Secours DePaul Health Foundation where she worked closely with the Board and was responsible for managing a $1 million endowment campaign, annual giving, other fundraising and planning, and executing the marketing and special events for the Foundation.
Annie was a Vice President for The Curtis Group, a local fundraising consulting firm that specializes in developing fundraising and marketing feasibility studies, managing capital campaigns and creating strategic plans for non-profit organizations. Annie’s work with The Curtis Group included fundraising campaigns and special fundraising or marketing projects for Sugar Plum Bakery, EQUI-Kids, Lynnhaven House, the Virginia Beach Library Foundation, Canterbury Center at Old Dominion University, Chesapeake Service Systems, St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children, Hampton Roads Youth Center, St. Mary Star of the Sea School (Hampton), Tidewater Community College, Congressional Sportsmen Foundation (D.C.), St. Pius School and the YWCA of South Hampton Roads.

Annie resides in Norfolk with her family. Given her vast work history and family values, Vogt was a good fit for the YMCA of South Hampton Roads.