Annie Arbuckle, Executive Director of Ames Education Foundation, Ames, Iowa - has been with the Ames Education Foundation for close to seven years, and raises over $200,000 in funds annually to help the district. Recent accomplishments were raising $176,000 for all new band uniforms, and $60,000 for all new choir robes.
The majority of her time is involved with planned giving and major gifts. She has facilitated gifts through wills, estates, stock, and IRA rollover gifts. Prior to the Ames Education Foundation Arbuckle worked as a marketing manager overseeing an eight state region and $80 million in annual revenue, she taught business courses for community college for ten years, and owned her own business providing leadership business training and guiding CEO's through strategic business plans.