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Anne E. Monell is Louisville Seminary’s new Vice President of Institutional Advancement


Previous stop was directing major gifts at Children’s Hospital Foundation

by Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary | Special to Presbyterian News Service

Anne E. Monell began work Monday as Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary’s Vice President of Institutional Advancement.

LOUISVILLE — Anne E. Monell, a Certified Fund Raising Executive, has been appointed as Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Monell, who previously served as Director of Major Gifts for the Children’s Hospital Foundation, began her service at Louisville Seminary Monday.

Serving as a member of the senior administration, Monell is responsible for all aspects of Louisville Seminary’s advancement program, including stewardship, fundraising, constituent relations, and communications. She will work closely with the Office of the President on ongoing strategic planning and ensure that all fundraising and external relations programs align with Louisville Seminary’s mission, vision, core values, and established priorities. Her efforts will advance effective collaboration between institutional offices and services to enhance an integrated dedication to fulfilling the goals and objectives of the seminary.

Monell brings 25 years of experience in stewardship, leadership, fundraising, marketing, data analysis and strategic planning. During her tenure the Children’s Hospital Foundation, she successfully facilitated individual gifts, multi-year pledges, planned gifts, and donations of appreciated assets of more than $3.9 million. Throughout her career, Monell has cultivated meaningful relationships with a broad support base through transformational philanthropy that diligently and expansively honors donor intent.

“Anne brings a wide range of philanthropic experience and wisdom to her work with us,” said Louisville Seminary President Alton B. Pollard III. “We are grateful to have her advancement leadership at Louisville Seminary.”

Professionally, she is a board member for the Charitable Gift Planners of Kentuckiana, co-chair of the Integrating Women Leaders Foundation’s annual Louisville conference, a board member with the St. Patrick School Foundation, and is a recipient of multiple Landmarks of Excellence Awards from her earlier work at the Community Foundation of Louisville. Monell graduated Summa Cum Laude from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in communication. She and her family attend St. Patrick Catholic Church, where she is a cantor and choir member.

About Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary:

 Founded in 1853, Louisville Seminary offers an inclusive and diverse learning community, welcoming students from wide ecumenical backgrounds while maintaining its long, historic commitment to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Louisville Seminary is committed to building bridges across the world’s religious, racial and cultural divides. It is distinguished by its nationally-recognized marriage and family therapy and field education programs, the scholarship and church service among its faculty and a commitment to training women and men to participate in the continuing ministry of Jesus Christ. For more information, call (800) 264-1839 or log onto


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