Randolph, Mass. – Mary Tiernan [read her bio here] has been named Senior Vice President of Development for May Institute, a leading national provider of educational, behavioral, and rehabilitative services for individuals with special needs.
In her new position, Ms. Tiernan oversees national fundraising efforts for the organization’s programs and centers, including its four May Center Schools for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, the National Autism Center, the May Center School for Brain Injury and Related Disorders, and all adult services. In addition, she manages a Development team responsible for corporate and foundation relations, donor relations, strategic partnerships, leadership giving, direct mail, planned giving, and special events.
“We are delighted to welcome Mary to May Institute’s executive team,” said May Institute President and CEO Lauren C. Solotar, Ph.D., ABPP. Our development efforts will benefit greatly from her 25+ years of experience in nonprofit fundraising and management.”
Ms. Tiernan is the former Chief Development Officer at the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, has served as the Chief Operating Officer for The Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of Boston, and held leadership positions at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Bridgewater State University. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Simmons College.
About May Institute
May Institute is an award-winning nonprofit organization with 60 years of experience in serving children and adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral health needs. The organization provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals, as well as training and consultation services to professionals, organizations, and public school systems. At more than 150 service locations across the country, highly trained staff work to create new and more effective ways to meet the special needs of individuals and families across the lifespan. For more information, call 800.778.7601 or visit www.mayinstitute.org.