FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2015
Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site Announces New Vice President of Development
(Indianapolis, IN) – The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site announced today that the organization has selected Ashleigh Graves-Roesler as its Vice President of Development. She previously served as the Director of Advancement for Herron High School.
"We are thrilled Ashleigh is joining our team at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site," said Charles Hyde, President & CEO. "She brings to the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site extensive experience in individual fundraising, corporate partnerships and grant writing which will be a valuable asset as we work toward being the most innovative, the most impactful, and the most civically-engaged presidential site in the United States."
"It's an honor to join the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site," says Graves-Roesler. "I feel privileged to help communicate our Hoosier President's legacy. The Presidential Site is carving out an identity as a force for civic engagement in Indianapolis – I'm so excited to share that vision with our community."
Graves-Roesler holds an MA in Philanthropic Studies from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and a BA in English from Asbury University. She is active on leadership committees with community organizations including Giving Sum, Christ Church Cathedral, Broad Ripple Village Association, and IndyHub's The Exchange. She also is a Leadership Indianapolis alumnae and serves on the organization's Get On Board committee.
About the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is dedicated to maintaining, preserving and sharing the Site as a museum and memorial to our nation's 23rd president – the only U.S. President elected from the State of Indiana. The mission of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is to increase public understanding of, appreciation for, and participation in the American system of self-government through life stories, arts and culture of an American President.