LINK Unlimited Scholars welcomes Dee Atkins as the new Vice President of Institutional Advancement!

As VP of Advancement, Dee will oversee LINK’s fundraising, communications, mentor, alumni, and external relations programming.

Dee brings more than 15 years of experience as a nonprofit administrator in fundraising, corporate social responsibility, volunteer management, and community outreach. She most recently served as the Chief Communications & Development Officer at Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare, one of Chicago’s leading mental health organizations. While there, she was responsible for Trilogy’s integrated marketing strategies, media placement, and all its fundraising initiatives. Prior to Trilogy, Dee was the Director of Corporate & Volunteer Relations at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, a privately funded nonprofit agency for youth with traumatic life occurrences.

This is an exciting move forward for LINK Unlimited – and a direct result of the organization’s current capacity building and strategic planning process supported by the organization’s Leadership Team.

Her official start date was Monday, January 8th.

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