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Lynette R. Dunn
Vice President


Santa Barbara

Lynette brings over 20 years of experience in nonprofit management and fundraising to her role as vice president with NETZEL GRIGSBY ASSOCIATES.

Her expertise includes developing and implementing strategic fundraising plans, capital campaigning, and major gift solicitation including planned gifts. She is a skilled trainer for volunteers and board, ensuring they have the tools to succeed.

Lynette directs major capital campaigns, conducts development and campaign planning studies, and manages both annual giving campaigns and major gift programs. Currently she is partnering with the Santa Barbara Humane Society and the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County to assist them in reaching their goals.

Prior to joining NETZEL GRIGSBY ASSOCIATES, Lynette had a wide array of nonprofit management and development experience, which she brings to her role as vice president. Most recently she served as the Director of Development for the Santa Barbara Foundation, where she worked with individual donors planning their personal philanthropy. Her duties also included consulting with board members and staff from nonprofit organizations on fundraising techniques and planned giving. Additionally, she served as the Executive Director of Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, leading a capital campaign which exceeded goal and secured $17 million from the community.

Lynette is active in the Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Barbara County /Ventura Counites Chapter, where she serves as Co-Vice-President of Programs. She was selected as Fundraiser of the Year in 2016. Valued as expert trainer, Lynette is a faculty member for the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at California Lutheran University, teaching fundraising.

Lynette earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in both English and Psychology from Fresno Pacific University.

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