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The Home Announces Hiring of Chief Development Officer Todd Tuney

We are pleased to announce that Todd Tuney will be joining The Home as Chief Development Officer in October.

Todd Tuney

Tuney brings more than 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience and most recently served as Chief Development Officer for the YMCA of Greater Boston. At the Y, he led a fundraising effort that increased by 55% in his first year and sustained 30% increase in annual funding. Prior to his position at the YMCA, Tuney held leadership roles at the YMCA of Central Ohio and City Year. Tuney was also the Philanthropy Manager for LBrands, Inc., where he was responsible for the company’s corporate and foundation giving.

Tuney brings a wealth of expertise in organizational advancement, fundraising strategy, corporate and community partnerships and leadership giving. He will serve on The Home’s Executive Leadership Team, where he will work closely with CEO Lesli Suggs and the Board of Directors to broaden the diversity of donors, supporting and advancing the bold, long-term fundraising initiatives and development goals of The Home’s Strategic Plan.

“We are thrilled to welcome Todd Tuney to The Home in this crucial role as we embark on the next step in our organization’s strategic plan and continue our important work in creating better, brighter futures for kids. Todd’s impressive career in nonprofit leadership and fundraising, combined with his passion for helping children and families, make him an ideal leader for our development team and a key contributor to our executive leadership team,” said Lesli Suggs, LICSW, President and CEO of The Home.

Tuney graduated from Pomona College with a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. He has been honored with several community recognitions including the Y-USA Multicultural Executive Development Institute (MEDI), 2018-19 Fellow; African American Leadership Academy, 2012 Fellow; Leadership Columbus, Class of 2010; and Columbus Business First’s Forty Under 40, Class of 2006.

The Home for Little Wanderers has helped build stable lives and hopeful tomorrows for vulnerable children and their families for more than 200 years. Our 25+ community-based and residential programs serve thousands of at-risk youth from birth to age 26. Many of these children have experienced abuse, neglect, trauma or a disrupted family life. As the oldest child welfare agency in America, we provide them with safe surroundings, permanent loving relationships and a secure path toward a better, brighter future.