Points of Light Appoints New Chief Development Officer

Madden Manion Brings Record of Success in Corporate Partnerships

ATLANTA – Dec. 10, 2014 – Points of Light today announced that Madden Manion, the organization’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships, has been promoted to Chief Development Officer.

Manion has a track record of fundraising success at Points of Light that spans more than a decade. As senior vice president of corporate partnerships, she greatly expanded and diversified Points of Light’s portfolio of corporate partners and developed a reputation for being a skillful manager, trusted corporate thought-partner and tireless advocate for volunteer service.

“We are so fortunate to have a leader with Madden’s professional expertise, managerial capacity and dedication on our team,” said Tracy Hoover, president of Points of Light. “I’m so pleased to promote Madden and so proud of her achievements. She has the full confidence of our management team, our board and our partners.” 

Manion has worked with some of Points of Light’s largest sponsors, including Chase, Target, the Walt Disney Company and Citi, building partnerships that engage the public in volunteer service while also increasing corporate employee engagement in community problem-solving.

“I am excited about the opportunity to serve Points of Light in a new way,” said Manion. “As we enter 2015 – our 25th anniversary year – I look forward to working with current and new partners to exponentially expand the reach and power of volunteers around the world.”

Prior to joining Points of Light, Manion held business development and marketing roles in corporate America, including telecommunications companies TowerCom and Telcor Communications, SUCCESS Magazine, and Babbit & Reiman Advertising.

She received a Masters in Public Administration, with a focus on nonprofit leadership, from Georgia State University. Her undergraduate degree is in history from Emory University.

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About Points of Light

Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, mobilizes millions of people to take action that is changing the world. Through affiliates in 250 cities and partnerships with thousands of nonprofits and corporations, Points of Light engages four million volunteers in 30 million hours of service each year. We bring the power of people where it’s needed most. For more information, visit www.pointsoflight.org.