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Director of Major Gifts
Bethany Leslie headshot
Office #
Irvine 112
BA-Public Accounting, Marietta College (2012); MBA-Kent State University (2018) MA-Communication Studies, Kent State University (2018)
Year Appointed

Bethany McFarland Leslie ’12 returned to her alma mater in 2021 as Director of Major Gifts. She will lead the College's gift officers, while also cultivating donors. For the five years prior to coming to Marietta, Bethany served as the Director of The Mount Union Fund and she added the responsibility of Director of Planned Giving during the final 17 months. She also gained fundraising experience as a development coordinator at the Northeast Ohio Medical University for two years, and as an advancement manager at Lakeside Chautauqua.