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Gallagher Sullivan named Director of Institutional Giving and Development Operations

Kat Powers, Director of Communications, American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts,

Joyce Gallagher Sullivan has accepted the position of Director of Institutional Giving and Development Operations at the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts effective today, Monday, Feb. 6. Gallagher Sullivan has served effectively as the Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts interim director in this position since January 2012. In her role she will help fundraise almost $2 million annually to support the Red Cross mission.

Gallagher Sullivan is a senior-level development and marketing professional with strong creative, strategic, interpersonal and analytic skills. Prior to her time here at the American Red Cross, she was the principal of Gallagher Sullivan & Associates, in Milton. She also has held a number of lead development and communications positions at local organizations such as Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, the American Cancer Society, and CPC Global/Colette Phillips Communications, Inc., in Boston.

Gallagher Sullivan can be reached at

About the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts:

The Eastern Massachusetts Regional Chapter operates a number of critical programs and services that are essential to improving the lives of women, men and children. It is one of the largest chapters in the National Red Cross network, providing services across 190 cities and towns in eastern Massachusetts with a combined population of 4.9 million. The chapter trains and mobilizes nearly 3,000 volunteers a year who support the delivery of services to over 500,000 people each year. The Regional chapter is headquartered in Cambridge and oversees two community chapters in Beverly and Hyannis. The chapter also has locations in Boston, Brockton, Braintree, Fall River, Haverhill, New Bedford, Peabody, and Waltham that serve as local sites for community programs, volunteer recruitment, and disaster preparedness and response.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog at