MIAMI – August 19, 2019 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, the premier nonprofit mentoring organization in South Florida, announced its hiring of Patrick A. Lynch, Esq., MBA as its Major Gifts Officer. Lynch will support the organization’s goals by coordinating its major gifts program, including selecting and identifying major gifts prospects, as well as cultivating relationships with key donors in the local community.
With more than a decade of experience delivering sound legal and business solutions across nonprofit sectors, Lynch most recently served in Government and Community Relations for Baptist Health South Florida, where he expanded relationships and awareness for Baptist Health in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, in addition to helping raise funds for the Miami Cancer Institute. Prior to relocating to Miami in 2015, he served as the Director of Philanthropy for Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island.
“Patrick comes to us with an esteemed background in fundraising and community outreach, successfully engaging multi-million-dollar philanthropic campaigns,” said Gale Nelson, President and CEO of Big Brother Big Sisters of Miami. “We are excited to welcome him to our organization and look forward to accomplishing great things with him at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami.”
Lynch received a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School and a Master of Business Administration from Suffolk University Sawyer Business School. He currently serves as a co-organizer for TEDx Young Circle Park, is Chair of the Leadership Committee for Leadership Broward and is an engaged volunteer for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Be The Match.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami
All youth have the ability to do BIG things. That is why Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Inc. (BBBSM) creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. With a vision that all children achieve their full potential, BBBSM ignites the potential within each and every child and advocates for them to explore the endless possibilities of what they can accomplish. For more than 60 years, BBBSM has been South Florida’s premier mentoring organization, defending the potential of future leaders in the community by matching at-risk youth (Littles) with committed adult mentors (Bigs). These relationships – strategically matched based on Littles’ needs and Bigs’ backgrounds and skills, as well as common interests, aspirations, and personalities – empower Littles to achieve success in life and become productive members of the community.