Philanthropic Consultant
Nonprofit Leader
Fundraising Expert

Vicki Pugh, CFRE, CAP®

Partner and Co-CEO of Advancement Experts

Executive management, fundraising and marketing for non-profit organizations

An executive leader and career fundraising professional, Vicki Pugh has led teams that have raised more than $300 million for organizations in Florida and New York City, including the New York City Opera, Carnegie Hall, Ballet Florida, YMCA, Palm Beach Atlantic University, and the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. She has extensive experience in all areas of advancement, including strategic planning, annual and capital campaigns, major gifts, planned giving, board development, corporate and foundation support, and special events.

Vicki is currently Co-CEO of Advancement Experts, a full-service consulting firm that helps organizations advance through fundraising, strategic planning, and board development. She is a Faculty Member of The Fundraising School of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, teaching courses in leadership, major gifts, capital campaigns, and fundraising fundamentals. She holds the CFRE and CAP credentials.

Vicki is a board member of Philanthropy Tank, William T. Dwyer High School Foundation, and Holy Spirit Lutheran Church. She served as President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Palm Beach County Chapter and received the organization’s Outstanding Fundraising Professional award in 2019. Vicki hails from Evansville, Indiana, and is a graduate of DePauw University. Along with her husband Tim and two daughters, Ali and Grace, she resides in Jupiter, FL.

Case Study

Palm Beach Atlantic-Vice President for Development

Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M.B. Fleming, Jr. has appointed Vicki Pugh as Vice President for Development

How we helped?
Danielle M. Hanson, CFRE

"How can I help your organization build a culture of philanthropy for a sustainable future?"

- Vicki Pugh, CEO
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