March 16, 2015

Museum Announces Appointment of New Vice President for Advancement

PHILADELPHIA– March 16, 2015 – The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Claudia H. Stowers, CAP, CFRE, CLF, as Vice President for Advancement.

Stowers brings over 30 years of fundraising and management experience to the Museum. In her role, she will be responsible for working with the Board and senior staff to complete the $150 million Campaign for the Museum of the American Revolution. She most recently served as Vice President, Advancement, at the American College where she successfully managed a $50 million capital campaign. Previously she served as a as part of the La Salle University Nonprofit Center, was Director of Development and  Communications at Episcopal Community Services, and served in executive leadership positions at three United Way agencies (United Way of the National Capital Area, United Way of Greater High Point, and United Way of Wilkes County).

“We are delighted to have Claudia join our team,” said Museum President and CEO Michael Quinn. “Her broad experience will be extremely valuable to us as we enter the final phase of our fundraising campaign and begin to build ongoing support to sustain the new Museum.”

Construction for the Museum is now underway with an anticipated opening of early 2017.

About the Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution will explore the complete story of the American Revolution using its distinguished collection of objects, artifacts, artwork, and manuscripts. Permanent and special exhibition galleries, theaters, and large-scale dioramas will engage people in the history and continuing relevance of the American Revolution. Located just steps from Independence Hall, Carpenter’s Hall, Franklin Court, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the Revolution, the Museum will serve as a portal to the nation’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context and encouraging explorations that begin at the Museum’s doorstep. The Museum is a private, non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.AmRevMuseum.org or call toll free, 877-740-1776.

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