CORYDON, IN- The Harrison County Community Foundation has announced Kim Harmon and Sarah Travis will soon join their staff as Director of Development and Administrative Assistant, respectively.
Harmon will be responsible for donor relations and asset development. She is a graduate of North Harrison High School and earned her bachelor's degree from Indiana University Southeast. She worked at Blue River Services from 1985-1991 as a Job Placement Specialist. After almost two years in the private sector, she was called back to the nonprofit world.
Harmon joined Bridgepointe Goodwill Industries in March 1993, enhancing fundraising programs on multiple levels as the Director of Development. In May 2000, she became the Director of Development at The de Paul School in Louisville. After leaving de Paul in 2011 and learning of the position in her home county, she decided it was time to continue her service working with donors.
Travis also worked at Blue River Services, from 1999–2002. She then became the Executive Assistant at the Community Foundation of Crawford County until December 2005. She relocated to Illinois when her husband was transferred through an assignment in the Air Force. After he retired, they returned to the area and now live in New Salisbury.
"We're very excited to have two very qualified and experienced professionals joining our team," said HCCF president & CEO Steve Gilliland. "I'm anxious to expand our services to the community."
As Travis' settles into her office, current Administrative Assistant Anna Curts will transition to become Grants Manager; a newly created position to separate grants and scholarships management. Julie Timberlake will become Director of Programs; focusing her energies on scholarships and other education programs but continuing oversight of the grants programs.
Harmon and Travis will start their new positions May 11st. The Foundation is nearing completion of a building expansion to accommodate the additional staff and reorganization.
For more information about HCCF, you can visit their website at www.hccfindiana.org.