McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Elizabeth Starling as the Director of Development at Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen. In this role, Elizabeth will steer the development and marketing team, crafting efficient strategies that engage individual, institutional, and government funders. She will also assemble and lead a dedicated team responsible for a capital campaign, annual fundraising, and organization-wide marketing.

Prior to joining Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen, Elizabeth honed her skills in the commercial sector at MTF, a leading biotech company, where she excelled in a sales-focused role. She later made a strategic shift to the non-profit sector, joining Episcopal Charities of New York. There, she played a pivotal role in fundraising. She was responsible for the development and implementation of the organization’s fundraising plan, prospect research, grant writing, and donor stewardship.

Situated in Chelsea, New York City, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen has served as a pillar of support since 1982. The organization generously provides over 1,000 hot meals each weekday and stocks its food pantry for more than 700 families each week. Its outreach extends beyond meal provision, offering social services support and workshops that empower individuals to improve health, secure housing, and find employment.

This executive search was successfully completed by Partner Sue Waterbury, Executive Recruiter Justin Melhado, and Director of Research Josh Nichols.