Carla C. Zuber: The Independent Institute

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Carla C. Zuber
Senior Director of Advancement

Carla C. Zuber is Senior Director of Advancement at the Independent Institute. She has more than 20 years of experience in organizational profile-building through targeted communications to reach a broad base of constituents. She has developed long- and short-term strategies to reach fundraising goals and enhanced donor engagement, including events and development gatherings.

Ms. Zuber has served as Development Events Manager for Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area, where she was responsible for high- and mid-level donor initiatives supporting programs at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Prior to this she was Regional Manager for The Colmen Group; West Coast Director of Marketing and Communications at Morgan Lewis & Bockius; Director of Marketing for Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May; Director of Marketing for Lautze & Lautze; and Director of Marketing at Deloitte & Touche. She has further been the Event Lead for the CEO Training Conference sponsored by Women in Philanthropy, Project Manager for the National Philanthropy Day of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and Project Manager of Festival Napa Valley.

She received her B.A. in journalism and public relations from the International School of Communications Studies at the University of Southern California.

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