Carpenter and Mackey Join Development Department at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network11/19/2008
November 19, 2008
Allentown, PA – Carol Carpenter and Fay Mackey have joined the Development Department of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network as major and planned giving officers. Their responsibilities include gift and pledge solicitation for program, capital and endowment needs on behalf of Good Shepherd to support its ongoing efforts to maximize the function and independence of individuals throughout eastern Pennsylvania.
Carpenter brings more than ten years experience in the fund-raising field. Before working at Good Shepherd, Carpenter served as a senior consultant at Farr Healey Consulting LLC, which provides fund-raising services to non-profit organizations. Her other previous employers include United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and Lehigh University, where she served as director of major gifts and director of corporate relations respectively. She is a certified fund-raising executive. Carpenter holds a bachelors degree from Moravian College and an MBA from Regent University.
Mackey has more than two decades of fund-raising expertise in the health-care field. Previously, she worked as director of development at Matheny Medical Educational Center, which serves people with disabilities in Peakpack, New Jersey. Other previous employers include ECLC of New Jersey, the American Cancer Society and the March of Dimes, all non-profit organizations in health care and related industries. Mackey is a certified fund-raising executive. She holds a bachelors degree from Grove City College and a masters degree from New York University.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a nationally recognized rehabilitation leader, offering a continuum of care for people with physical and cognitive disabilities and specializing in assistive and rehabilitation technology. More than 40,000 people come to Good Shepherd each year for specialized programs in stroke, orthopedics, brain injury, spinal cord injury, pediatrics, amputation and more. Good Shepherd provides rehabilitation services in 8 eastern Pennsylvania counties. Good Shepherd operates 16 outpatient sites, 4 inpatient sites, a long-term acute care hospital, 2 long-term care homes for people with severe disabilities, an independent living facility, a Work Services division that provides employment training and job placement and a lifestyle products online store called Rehability. Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, began operations in July 2008 and provides post-acute care in the Philadelphia region. Good Shepherd was founded in 1908 when The Rev. John and Estella Raker invited a disabled orphan named Viola into their Allentown, Pennsylvania, home. Good Shepherd is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. For more information, visit www.GoodShepherdRehab.org.