Debbie Perrone

Executive Associate

Nationally recognized senior corporate and foundation relations (CFR) executive, Debbie Perrone has more than 35 years of experience, 23 with Johns Hopkins University. Throughout her career, she has focused on short- and long-term strategic planning, institutional leadership engagement, faculty advising and collaboration, donor relationship-building and stewardship, staff management and development, Development officer training, institutional policy formulation for CFR, and proposal writing.  

Debbie has a strong record of success in securing support for scientific research, academic and community-based programs, capital projects, and endowment needs, including professorships and scholarships. She is dedicated to advancing the CFR profession through a commitment to excellence, teaching and advising and broad sharing of best practices.  

Debbie holds a Master of Liberal Arts and a Master of Writing from Johns Hopkins University, a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economic and Social Studies from the University of Manchester (U.K.) and passed comprehensive exams with distinction at Boston University during doctoral study in Applied Anthropology. 

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Debbie’s core expertise is in Corporate & Foundation Relations. She is also skilled in Fundraising Campaigns & Strategic Planning, and Development Program Review & Expansion Strategies. 

Sector Experience: Higher Education, Healthcare, Arts & Culture

Debbie’s fundraising must have: A commitment to excellence that is grounded in critical analysis and driven by strategic advantage.

Contact Debbie at: [email protected]

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