Dana Gillette

Gift Planning Officer

As a gift planning officer in the Office of Advancement, Dana Gillette works with Mount Holyoke alumnae 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.