Rome Sentinel: LaGatta joins SUNY Poly as assistant vice president
SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) has hired Andrea LaGatta as Assistant Vice President for Development.
In this role, LaGatta will serve as the key leader of all philanthropic and relationship-building programs and activities at both SUNY Poly’s Utica and Albany campuses. She will also develop, implement, and coordinate a comprehensive and effective philanthropic program focused on increasing endowments, gifts, and donors, as well as growing the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Foundation’s engagement with key stakeholders, including alumni, employees, community members, business leaders, and board members.
LaGatta brings more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of development, including major giving, annual giving, special events, grants, and stewardship. She has served as director of development at St. Elizabeth Medical Center/Mohawk Valley Health System in Utica, in addition to working within the foundation office at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare in Utica. She has also played a significant role taking part in community service efforts through her positions on numerous local boards, including Human Technologies Corporation and Leadership Mohawk Valley.