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Reflection Riding Announces Susan Day As Director Of Development

  • Monday, May 27, 2024
Susan Day
Susan Day
Reflection Riding Nature Center announced that Susan Day, a veteran of nonprofit fundraising and development in the Chattanooga area, is joining the executive team as director of development. Officials said, "The position is a vital leadership role and will be instrumental in securing the necessary resources to support the ambitious vision outlined in the Framework for the Future plan."

Ms. Day most recently served as the development manager for the Hunter Museum of American Art,
where she was instrumental in fostering corporate partnerships, orchestrating signature fundraisers, as well as managing membership programs.
Since moving to Chattanooga in 2013, Ms. Day honed her expertise in event management during her time at the Chattanooga Convention Center. She then transitioned to the role of director of Annual Fund and Special Events at Hospice of Chattanooga.

“We are thrilled to welcome Susan Day to our team at Reflection Riding," said Mary Corson, managing director of Reflection Riding. “Her extensive experience in development and her passion for conservation align perfectly with our mission. We are confident that her leadership will drive our initiatives forward and help us achieve our ambitious goals for the future."

Ms. Day said, "Reflection Riding offers a unique blend of natural beauty and community engagement, making it a beloved local treasure that provides endless opportunities to inspire and educate visitors of all ages. Being a part of this mission as the director of development means I can help ensure this invaluable campus continues to thrive and enrich the lives of many."

In addition to her professional background, Ms. Day is very involved in the nonprofit community,
serving as the vice-chair and treasurer for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Southeast Tennessee Chapter. In addition, she lends her expertise to various event committees, including Erlanger’s Believe Bash, AFP's National Philanthropy Day, and Lookout Mountain Conservancy’s St Elmo Trail Preservation Fundraiser. She is an active class member in Leadership Chattanooga.
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