Beth Breaux

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Beth Breaux

Senior Vice President for Philanthropy

As Senior Vice President for Philanthropy, Beth Breaux leads the National Wildlife Federation’s Philanthropy division, overseeing individual fundraising efforts that provide critical funds to support the Federation’s most urgent conservation priorities that are central to ensuring wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world. Beth leads a team of fundraising experts to develop attainable strategies, both near and long-term, in the areas of annual giving, major gift campaigns, planned giving, special events, and endowment building.

Prior to joining the Federation, Beth served as the Executive Director of an adult home that specialized in offering long term care for Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center patients. It was there that she honed her leadership skills, deepened her understanding of nonprofit management and developed respect of the impact one individual’s philanthropy can have on an outcome. Earlier in her career she worked with National Parks Conservation Association serving as a critical liaison to their Board of Directors and National Council. Beth holds a BS from James Madison University.

Outside of NWF, Beth lends her leadership and fundraising expertise to local nonprofits including serving as an officer for the PTO of her children’s school. A resident of Washington, Beth spends time exploring the forest and trails or paddling around the many iconic lakes within the Pacific Northwest.

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