Mary A. Brumbach, Ph.D., CFRE
Executive District Director of Strategic Funding for the Dallas County Community College District
Dr. Brumbach holds degrees from the University of North Texas and the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in art, art history, and art education. With more than 30 years of experience in external funding, Dr. Brumbach has served in a variety of roles, including president, with the Council for Resource Development, the association for community college development officers. She also has served at the national and international levels with the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Certified Fund Raising Executive Program Board and is a former chairman of the board of CFRE International. She led the taskforce for creation of the AFP CFRE Review Course and was part of the editorial board for Fundraising Fundamentals.
Dr. Brumbach, a Fulbright Scholar, has received distinguished service awards from the Council for Resource Development, the Community College Humanities Association, and the Texas Association of Schools of Art. She was named the 2002 Fundraising Executive of the Year by the Dallas Chapter of AFP. Dr. Brumbach has been responsible for over $100 million in successful proposals.