Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Kintzi named vice president, Development at Saint Mary’s

WINONA, Minn. — Audrey Kintzi, M.S., ACFRE, assumed the role of vice president, Development at Saint Mary’s University in July. Kintzi formerly served Saint Mary’s as senior development director. Additionally, she is an adjunct faculty member for the university’s Masters in Philanthropy and Development Program.

Kintzi brings considerable experience to this position after working in the development field for more than 25 years. Before joining Saint Mary’s, she served the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter, as the executive vice president of development.

 A 1983 graduate of Mankato State University, she obtained the designation of CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) in 1991. In October of 2004, she obtained the highly esteemed ACFRE (Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive) credential. This advanced fundraising credential has been conferred on fewer than 100 people internationally. Kintzi is also a past president of the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

“I am deeply honored to be serving as the vice president, Development for Saint Mary’s University,” Kintzi said. “We are deeply blessed to have an incredible faculty, amazing students and the support of our alumni, friends and community members. I look forward to the opportunity to work with all of these amazing individuals to further our mission to awaken, nurture and empower learners to ethical lives of service and leadership.”

She and her husband Ron have two children, Nathan and Amanda. They are active volunteers with their church and a number of nonprofit organizations including the Girl Scouts, the Arthritis Foundation and Gilda’s Club in the Twin Cities.