Joyce M. Grippen

Director of Major Gifts

Region covered: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Joyce has more than 25 years of experience in senior level advancement positions at community-based organizations. A native of Southeastern Massachusetts, Joyce spent most of her career with the Old Colony YMCA, including 13 years as Vice President of Advancement before opting to focus on major gift fundraising at the University of Massachusetts in 2013. Joyce is a graduate of Boston University with a degree in Secondary Education. She also holds a Graduate Certificate in Business Foundations from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

In her spare time, Joyce enjoys running, swimming, reading, and yoga.

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