Ringling College Appoints Stacey Corley, VP for Advancement, and Lisa Intagliata as AVP of Constituent Engagement, Advancement

SARASOTA, Fla., March 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ringling College of Art and Design is announcing two new appointments to its Advancement team: Stacey Corley as Vice President for Advancement and Lisa Intagliata as Assistant Vice President of Constituent Engagement.

Corley was selected as Vice President following a national search. She has served as Interim Vice President for Advancement since August of 2015. She joined the Ringling College Office for Advancement in 2012 as a Senior Development Officer before taking on the role of Assistant Vice President for Strategic Philanthropy in 2014. As the point person for Ringling College's recent library capital campaign, Corley led the effort to raise nearly $17M to complete the campaign.

"Stacey has worked tirelessly and has done an outstanding job in support of the philanthropic goals of the College," says Dr. Larry R. Thompson, President of Ringling College. "She is admired and highly respected by her staff, her colleagues, as well as the College's Board of Trustees and our donors. The competitive national search process for the new Vice President demonstrated how much Stacey stood out as a candidate. I am so pleased to make this appointment as Ringling College's VP for Advancement."

As VP for Advancement, Corley is responsible for leading all fundraising efforts for Ringling College, including identifying and pursuing new advancement opportunities and developing meaningful engagement opportunities for our various constituents and supporters.

"I'm thrilled to lead this dedicated and energetic team as we work to grow philanthropic support for Ringling College," Corley says. "With all the many building projects and dynamic academic program possibilities ahead, this is an exciting time to be a part of Ringling College. I look forward to building on the fundraising momentum already in place, leveraging relationships for additional growth, and advocating on behalf of these programs to garner philanthropic support. It is an honor to work with our incredibly committed trustees, donors, faculty, staff, alumni and students."

Corley received her Bachelor of Professional Accountancy and Master of Business Administration in Management from Mississippi State University. Prior to coming to Ringling College, Corley served as Associate Director for Development for Florida State University Foundation/The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Corley is a board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and graduated from Leadership Sarasota County and the Gulf Coast Leadership Institute.

Intagliata will be assuming the role of Assistant Vice President of Constituent Engagement in the Office for Advancement beginning, Monday, March 28, 2016. An experienced fundraiser with deep relationships in our community, Intagliata has an extensive background in annual, corporate, capital campaign, employee, and event fundraising.

In her new role, Intagliata will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive program of activities to inform, involve, and motivate the College's alumni. She will provide leadership and collaborate with senior staff, faculty, alumni, trustees, and volunteers to develop and implement initiatives and strategies for successful alumni relations programs. In addition, she will manage Advancement Services including donor/prospect and alumni information, gift recording and acknowledgement, reporting, and research and represent Ringling College in campus activities and community events, and to organizations that further the development of department goals.

Of her new role at Ringling College, Intagliata says, "It is an honor to join the team at Ringling College of Art and Design and be in a position that helps to advance the mission of the college and assist in the process of building resources to help the world's most talented students."

Intagliata received her Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications and Public Relations at Florida Southern College.

Intagliata comes to Ringling College with a long history of fundraising in the Sarasota/Manatee communities. She most recently was Director of Development at Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc. She previously held positions at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Cardinal Mooney High School. Intagliata is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and was Chair of the AFP Florida Caucus. She was named a "40 under 40" 2006 award winner in Gulf Coast Business Review.

About Ringling College of Art and Design
For 85 years, Ringling College of Art and Design has cultivated the creative spirit in students from around the globe. The private, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in eleven disciplines and the Bachelor of Arts in two. The College's rigorous curriculum employs the studio model of teaching and immediately engages students through a comprehensive, first-year program that is both specific to the major of study and focused on the liberal arts. The Ringling College teaching model ultimately shapes students into highly employable and globally aware artists and designers. For more information please visit the Ringling College website at www.ringling.edu.

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