YONKERS, N.Y. -- Andrus has hired Yonkers native Christine Novak Micka as the nonprofit's new vice president of institutional advancement.
Micka will be both strategically and operationally responsible for all fundraising and marketing for Andrus, building on the continued success of the nonprofit’s ongoing development efforts.
"We are delighted to welcome Christine Novak Micka to Andrus. Her substantial knowledge and experience in development are integral to advancing our 87-year-old nonprofit and empowering children and families to live as fully as possible,” said Andrus President and CEO Bryan R. Murphy. “She also brings a rich perspective on philanthropy that fits well with our agency’s mission.”
“I look forward to utilizing my experience to fortify Andrus now and for the future. The most exciting aspect of this collaboration is the opportunity to really make an impact and help give voice to at-risk youth and families. Frankly, that’s what it’s all about.” Micka said.
Mika is a senior development professional with extensive experience in all aspects of fundraising, including strategic planning, board and volunteer management, major gifts, donor relations, annual fund, special events, grants administration and donor research.
Micka holds a bachelor of arts degree and a master of arts degree in political science from Fordham University.
Andrus nurtures the social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.