Staff member since 1992
Donna Bennett began working with Big Brothers Big Sisters in 1992 and holds the position of President/Chief Executive Officer. Bennett is our visionary leader with progressive experience and passion to facilitate organizational growth, with motivational drive to inspire others to believe in a mission and vision of an organization. Bennett was a founding advisory member and alumni member of the first graduating class of Leadership Cumberland County. In 2010, Bennett served on the big Brothers Big Sisters of America Brand protection and Standards Task Force. In 2008, Bennett received the CEO of the Year Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America for small agencies. In the same year, the agency received a Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Small Market Gold Standard Award for quality program and revenue growth in 2007. In 2004, Bennett received the Liberty Bell Award awarded by the Cumberland County Bar Association.
Bennett received her Bachelor of Science in Visual Communications from the University of Delaware and worked as an Art Director in an advertising agency prior to joining Big Brothers Big Sisters. Bennett knows the Big Brothers Big Sisters program very well because she started out as a volunteer Big Sister.