Heather N. Kurtz

Treasurer Pro Tempore

Serving in numerous fundraising and strategic planning roles over the past 20 years, Mrs. Kurtz' non-profit experience runs the gamut from creating museum public programs and gala events to developing collaborative higher education corporate and foundation relationships. Prior to her tenure at Holy Cross, Mrs. Kurtz served as the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Emerson College where she created a robust corporate engagement and foundation support strategy, garnering several million dollars in philanthropic funding, annually. As Executive Director of CultureLEAP, she integrated the educational resources of 20 museums, history and science non-profit partners into the K-12 curriculum of Worcester Public Schools. At Holy Cross, she enjoys partnering with the faculty, staff and administration of the College to build relationships with significant foundation and corporate supporters including most recently the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, George Alden Trust and Santander Bank.