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Sally Cross, MPA


MPA, Portland State University

Sally has over 20 years of experience in philanthropy with a specific focus on planned giving and major gifts in a community foundation, in higher education, and the health field. Currently she is the Vice President of Philanthropy of the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley having previously served as the Director of Major Gifts and Gift Planning at the Montefiore Medical Center, the Director of Development & Alumni Relations at SUNY New Paltz, the Executive Director of the SUNY New Paltz Foundation, and the Development Director, College of Engineering & Computer Science at Portland State University. She has earned the CFRE certification, is a community volunteer with a number of organizations, and has taught fundraising as an adjunct faculty member at Portland State University.