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Tranter to Head Development for USA Hockey Foundation

05/26/2017, 1:45pm MDT
By USA Hockey

Senior Director to Begin Duties May 30

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Tami Tranter (Washington Township, Mich.) has been hired as senior director of development for The USA Hockey Foundation it was announced today.

Tranter will lead all aspects of fundraising for The USA Hockey Foundation, including supervising the day-to-day operations of the foundation, implementing a strategic fundraising plan and developing cultivation and stewardship events.

"We're excited to welcome Tami to The USA Hockey Foundation," said Pat Kelleher, assistant executive director of development for USA Hockey, who will take over as the organization's executive director on June 10. "Her level of experience and passion are a great fit as we look to take our Foundation efforts to the next level."

Tranter comes to USA Hockey after serving as the senior director of philanthropy at USA Volleyball. 

Prior to that, she was the director of development for the Colorado School of Mines Foundation (January 2014-August 2016) and served in the same capacity at Wayne State (Mich.) University from October 2012-December 2013. Tranter was also an associate athletic director at Wayne State from August 2011-October 2012 and served as WSU's chief of staff from Nov. 2008-Aug. 2011.

She will begin her duties on Tuesday, May 30.

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The USA Hockey Foundation is a charitable and educational nonprofit corporation that provides long-range financial support for USA Hockey and promotes the growth of hockey in the United States. 

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