La Esperanza, 216 N. Race St., Georgetown, appointed Claudia Peña Porretti, J.D., CFRE, as its new executive director.
Poretti has more than 15 years of non-profit sector experience. She was the director of development for People's Place in Milford and was also the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Indiana.
She holds a J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. M'CKinney School of Law and a B.S. in business administration from Indiana Institute of Technology. She has also attained the designation of certified fund raising executive (CFRE) and has studied at the fund raising school at Indiana University's Center on Philanthropy.
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