Donna C. Heiser

Chief Advancement and Communications Officer

Donna Heiser has more than 25 years of experience in advancement, public relations and marketing.  She joined the Law School in December 2012 and manages the advancement and external affairs departments, leading to increased connectivity and philanthropic support for the institution.  Most recently, she served as Director of Advancement at a private Catholic secondary school where she was instrumental in raising $9.6 million of a $10 million Capital Campaign.   Mrs. Heiser also served as President of both McCue Advertising & Public Relations and The Genesis Group, marketing communications companies she founded, that provided counseling to Fortune 500 clients.  Her companies received over 200 Addy awards for excellence in advertising, marketing and public relations. She is a member of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and serves on the boards of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals, Everglades and the Gulf Coast Public Relations Society of America, and has been listed in Who’s Who of American Women, Industry, Finance and Advertising.  She is an Accredited Public Relations Counselor, a member of the Counselor’s Division of the national Public Relations Society of America, and received her B.A. from Rosemont College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.