Veteran Fundraising Executive Joins Centerstone

Nashville, Tenn. — Centerstone, Tennessee’s leading provider of behavioral health services, has added veteran fundraising professional Nancy Brewster Hubbard as Vice President for Development, according to CEO David Guth.

A highly-regarded senior development executive, Hubbard reports directly to Centerstone’s CEO and has responsibility for planning, managing, and administering the organization’s advancement program, including Major and Planned Gift Development, Public and Donor Relations, Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Annual Fund, and Stewardship initiatives, in accordance with the organization’s strategic objectives.

“Nancy has an impressive track record of successful fundraising and executive management of fundraising programs, and will be an invaluable asset to Centerstone,” Guth said. “We will rely on her leadership as we work to substantially build our development program and to enhance Centerstone’s fund development initiatives across the board. She will play a vital role in our ability to increasingly attract private support for our endowment and capital projects, thereby enhancing our efforts to support new research and to develop innovative models for delivery of services to our communities. Philanthropic support is key to our strategic objective of achieving national eminence in mental healthcare delivery.”

Hubbard said, “I am delighted to join such an outstanding team of professionals. Centerstone and its predecessor organizations are highly regarded throughout the funding community because of their outstanding service to so many people across Tennessee. I’m honored to become a part of this team.”

Hubbard has extensive fundraising experience. Prior to joining Centerstone, she served as President and Founder of The Hubbard Group, a fundraising management and consulting firm in Atlanta, Georgia. She also served for a number of years as Executive Director of Arts and Sciences Development at Emory University, Atlanta, where she directed all fund development activities for Emory College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Other fundraising experience includes service as Vice President for Development for Visiting Nurse Association, Atlanta, and as Director of Development for the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia.

Hubbard received her bachelor of arts degree from Peabody College in Nashville and has worked towards a Ph.D. in American Studies at Emory University.