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Piedmont Foundation Staff

Our dedicated staff members are critical to achieving the Foundation's mission and goals.
 

Erica Harris

Erica Harris

Director of Major Gifts
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Erica.Harris@piedmont.org


Current Responsibilities

Erica Harris joined the Piedmont Healthcare Foundation as the Director of Major Gifts in October 2018. In her role, she is responsible for developing a philanthropic program to further Piedmont’s mission on the eastside of Atlanta while maintaining an active portfolio of prospective donors.

Prior to joining the Piedmont Healthcare Foundation, Erica worked in higher education for eleven years at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College. During her tenure she worked in the areas of annual giving and individual giving. She was instrumental in increasing retiree giving and expanded the institution’s major gift program.

Before working in higher education, she served as the Director of Membership & Leadership Development at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce for six years. In this role, she executed multiple membership campaigns, enhanced the Leadership Academy and established the Women’s Business Alliance.

Erica completed her Masters in Philanthropy and Development from LaGrange College and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of West Georgia. She holds a certification in Nonprofit Organization Management from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She is a former Board member of the Georgia Education Advancement Council and is a member of Association of Fundraising Professionals.


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