SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University has named three new staffers in its Advancement Department, which seeks to foster LTU’s mission of education based on “Theory and Practice” through philanthropy.
The new staffers are:
Avram Kluger, MPA, Senior Major Gifts Officer. In his new role, Kluger will engage Lawrence Tech’s friends by fostering knowledge about and connections with the university community to advance philanthropic support.Kluger was previously executive director of Keshet, an Ann Arbor-based Hebrew language and cultural immersion program for high school students in partnership with the Ann Arbor Public Schools. Earlier, he was major gift officer at Starr Commonwealth, a boarding school for at-risk youth in Albion, and campaign director of the Jewish Federation of Ann Arbor. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science and economics from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and a Master of Public Administration from New York University.
Lisa M. Grace, Major Gifts Officer. Grace will support the development of organizational relationships while managing a philanthropic gifts program that support the university’s fundraising and outreach objectives. Grace was formerly deputy director of the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corp. in Detroit, where she managed finances and fundraising activities, supervised administrative staff, and oversaw communications and human resources. Earlier, she was development director and energy education administrator at the WARM Training Center (now known as EcoWorks) in Detroit, and events director at Metro Parent Publishing Group in Ferndale. She studied urban studies at Wayne State University and has a certificate in non-profit management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Quentin Davis, Development Associate. As a member of the university’s advancement team, Davis provides support to development staff. Specific areas of assistance include major and planned giving and the annual fund. Davis was previously project manager at Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, an Ann Arbor provider of consulting, training, and other resources for nonprofits. Earlier, he was a community relations intern for the Detroit Lions and a graduate assistant and coordinator in the Office of Diversity Education at Central Michigan University. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Sports Studies and a Master of Science in Administration, Philanthropy and Fundraising, both from CMU.