Penny joined Marts & Lundy in 1995 after serving the nonprofit sector for 17 years in a variety of senior development positions at Duke University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, the University of Georgia, Emory University, the Atlanta Symphony, and Case Western Reserve University. She served on the AFP Board and its Foundation Board for 15 years and is actively involved in CASE.
Penny’s work for the firm has included feasibility studies, development operations assessments and annual and capital campaign counsel. She has also teamed with other Marts & Lundy consultants to develop several survey projects for establishing baselines and best practices within the health sciences fundraising arena. She served on the firm’s Board of Directors from 2005-2008.
Penny is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Atlanta. She serves on her church’s Stewardship Board and served as founding secretary of its Foundation for 6 years.