McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Alexis Eggleton as Vice President of Advancement at Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY). In her new role as Vice President of Advancement, Alexis will serve on GSGNY’s executive leadership team, contributing to the overall strategic vision of the Council while also participating in city and nationwide conversations on philanthropy, girls’ empowerment, and youth development. She will lead, manage, and inspire the Advancement team, spearheading all fund development activities, including major gifts, campaigns, institutional giving, and events.
Prior to joining GSGNY, Alexis spent three years at Hunter College as Development Officer in the Office of the President, soliciting gifts in support of the college’s operations and scholarship funds. Prior to Hunter, she held development roles of increasing responsibility with YAI, Montefiore Health System, and spent her early career as the Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Wallkill, New York. Her broad experience, both as a dynamic fundraiser and operational leader, will ensure the Advancement team of Girl Scouts of Greater New York is positioned for continued growth as the organization seeks to broaden the impact of its mission, serving young women who will one day become future leaders in the city of New York.
For over a century, Girl Scouts has instilled generations of girls with the skills and knowledge to become young women of courage, confidence and character, to speak out, and be leaders. Today, Girl Scouts of Greater New York is delivering its message of empowerment and engaging more than 38,000 girls of every race, background, and religion. GSGNY’s vision is a New York City in which every girl feels empowered to lead in the community, the workplace, and the world. It has become a hub for innovation within the broader Girl Scouts movement, presenting new ways to engage and inspire the next generation of young leaders.
This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Partner Sue Waterbury, Chief Operating Officer Angela Anderson, and Senior Research Associate Josh Nichols.