Lowell, MA — Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll), the nation’s foremost Accelerator Program targeting inclusive entrepreneurship in communities, announced that Courtney Roy-Branigan has joined as Director of Advancement to help national expansion funding goals.
After serving for 10 years as the Director of Development at Plimoth Plantation, a living history museum located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Courtney worked with the Board of Trustees in leading a three year capital campaign, raising nearly $15 million for museum programs and exhibits.
“We are very excited to welcome Courtney Roy-Branigan to EforAll,” said EforAll CEO David Parker. “Courtney’s record of success is quite impressive. We know she will be a huge asset to our executive team and to our organization as we continue to expand our programming across the country.”
Prior to her work at Plimoth Plantation, Courtney served as the Development Manager for the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE), where she revitalized the BCAE’s fundraising efforts by establishing a successful membership program and creating compelling volunteer opportunities and fundraising events.
“I am thrilled to have joined an organization that is not only impacting the lives of entrepreneurs, but also their communities. I am excited to get started and connect with the philanthropic community in support of our mission.”
Courtney lives with her family in Kingston, Massachusetts and is the proud owner of Forgotten Corner Vintage, an antiques, salvage and vintage shop.
EforAll currently operates 6 programs in 7 communities. The organization’s 349 graduating entrepreneurs have created 626 jobs, generated $18.8M in annual revenues, raised $20.9M in capital. 83% of EforAll entrepreneurs are still in business. In an industry often lacking inclusion, the organization prides itself on the fact that 73% of its’ startups are women-owned, 52% are immigrant-owned, 57% are minority-owned, and 59% are owned by individuals that were previously unemployed. Learn more at eforall.org.
Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) – EforAll accelerates economic and social impact through inclusive entrepreneurship in communities. EforAll believes that the best way to revitalize mid- sized U.S. cities that have fallen into decline, and suffer related high rates of poverty and unemployment, is to fuel the dreams and ambitions of entrepreneurs who live in and near these cities. We believe that they understand their city and its problems better than anyone else and have ideas and solutions with the potential to make their city prosper once again while they create their own pathway out of poverty. www.eforall.org