Keisha Tennyson brings a wealth of fundraising, organizational and strategic communication experience to her new role as the donor development director of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Georgia Chapter.
Prior to this appointment, Tennyson was the director of development with All About Developmental Disabilities (AADD), a 57-year-old nonprofit organization that provides family support, community engagement, and public policy and advocacy programs for individuals impacted by developmental disabilities in the Atlanta area and throughout the state of Georgia. The scope of Tennyson’s responsibilities included fund development efforts, strategic communications and volunteer initiatives. She was also the project director with Alexander Haas, a nonprofit fundraising consulting firm in Atlanta, Georgia.
At the LLS, Tennyson replaces Maureen Davidson who has ascended to the role of deputy executive director for the same chapter.
“Keisha is a dynamic professional who will bring a great deal of development experience and energy to our organization,” says Kelly Dolan, Executive Director for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Georgia Chapter, in a statement. “We are thrilled to have Keisha with us and I am certain that with her help, we will continue to successfully fulfill our Mission which is to find cures for blood cancer and improve the quality of lives of our patients and their families.”
Kennyson procured her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Brenau University and also earned her business management degree from Macon State College.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The mission of the LLS is to fund and find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma. It also works to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
Visit the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Georgia chapter by logging onto www.lls.org/ga.