Gretchen Gagel named assistant dean at U. of Denver business school
University of Denver
February 3, 2011
The University of Denver's Daniels College of Business today announced the appointment of Gretchen Gagel as assistant dean of advancement and alumni relations.
Ms. Gagel is a '93 graduate of the Daniels MBA program, and most recently comes from the Women's Funding Network in San Francisco where she held the position of chief philanthropic engagement officer. Prior to that position, she was the president and CEO of The Women's Foundation of Colorado.
Her 20-year private industry career included significant leadership positions with FMI Corporation, a Raleigh-based management consulting/investment banking firm focused upon the construction industry, Coca-Cola Bottling Enterprises, and Ralston Purina.
At the Women's Funding Network, Ms. Gagel led global fundraising activities for this network of 166 foundations in 30 countries. These efforts included leadership of Women Moving Millions, a four-year, global campaign that raised nearly $200 million to support member foundations.
Her time as president and CEO of The Women's Foundation of Colorado saw the foundation triple grantmaking, significantly expand public policy work, and successfully execute an 18-month, $12 million endowment campaign.