Dana Gillette

  • Interim Director of Gift Planning
Dana Gillette, a woman wearing blue and smiling with brown shoulder length hair.

As Interim Director of Gift Planning, Dana Gillette works with Mount Holyoke alums and friends who wish to make the College a part of their legacy. Her expertise includes life income gifts (charitable trusts and charitable gift annuities), gifts by bequest and beneficiary designations, and complex outright gifts. She leads the College’s gift planning marketing program and manages the Mary Lyon Society.

Gillette is a committed development professional, volunteer and donor with more than two decades of leadership experience in the nonprofit sector. She is a strong believer in philanthropy’s power to transform our lives and our communities. Her expertise includes gift planning, fundraising and strategic communications.