Other recent additions to the Foundation’s leadership team include
Molly James, Senior Director, Philanthropy, and Wilma Norton, Director, Marketing and Communications
Tampa, FL, October 7, 2014 – Daniel Jurman will join the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay on October 13 as Vice President of Community Impact. In his new role, Jurman will lead the Foundation’s grant efforts and work closely with nonprofits to develop and fund innovative solutions to community issues.
“Dan is a creative thinker and collaborator. He has a passion for improving the lives of those in the community and a track record of developing strong support for programs that really make a difference,” said Marlene Spalten, Foundation President & CEO. “His skills are a great complement to the work the Foundation has been doing in the Tampa Bay area for almost 25 years and will help us as we try to make an even stronger impact on the community in the future.”Jurman moved to Tampa in January 2012 to become Executive Director & CEO of the University Area Community Development Corporation (UACDC), which promotes community and economic development in the severely impoverished community to the West of the University of South Florida and runs positive youth development programs in seven counties. His last day at the UACDC is October 10, though he will remain involved with the UACDC’s Partners Coalition.
Jurman has a bachelor’s degree from Rowan University in New Jersey and a master’s degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania.
Jurman is the third new member of the Foundation’s leadership team in recent weeks.
Molly James joins the Foundation as Senior Director of Philanthropy, working with donors to develop strategies to meet their giving goals. She previously was director of development at the Salvador Dali Museum and the Tampa Museum of Art. A long-time community volunteer, James is a graduate of Emory University.
Wilma Norton joins the foundation as Director of Marketing and Communications. She was a journalist at the St. Petersburg Times for more than 20 years. Most recently, she was assistant director of public information at St. Petersburg College. Norton has a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University and an MBA from Florida International Universit
About the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has been growing philanthropy in the Tampa Bay region since 1990. Across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties, the Foundation works with donors to identify and support those initiatives and organizations that improve the quality of life in our community. The Foundation has awarded more than $160 million in grants since inception and has assets of $182 million.