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David M. Mainella

Chief Developmental Officer

Contact Information

Phone: 540-319-1141
Cell: 919-810-2562
Fax: 540-463-1669
Email: david.mainella@sigmanu.org

Job Responsibilities

      • Annual Fund
      • Major Gift Development
      • Planned Giving (Wills, Estate Gifts, Annuities, etc.)


David Mainella, Zeta Phi (Bradley), Mainella joined the Sigma Nu Educational Foundation October 1, 2018 to serve as the Chief Development Officer. David provides leadership and direction for all fundraising activities at the foundation, including major and principal gifts, annual giving, stewardship, planned giving and campaign management. Prior to joining the Sigma Nu Educational Foundation, David served as the Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, where he was responsible for managing a 14-person team, major gifts, annual giving, campaign planning and board relations. He previously held leadership positions at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center and at Duke Cancer Institute. David served in senior level positions at Duke Law School and the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. He began his career in development with Bradley University in Peoria, IL, where he doubled the number of alumni donors in a period of three years. He resides in Roswell, GA with his wife, Felicia and two girls and dog, Winston. In his free time, he enjoys triathlons, running, reading and spending time with his family.

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