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Chief Advancement Officer
Adriana Higgins recently joined NCCHR as our Chief Advancement Officer. Adriana fills the leadership role for our Development efforts as well as integrating the important synergy between Development and Marketing & Communications. With over 20 years in nonprofit fundraising, resource development and marketing, Adriana has built development and planned giving programs to increase revenue at several organizations. Some of them include the Houston Zoo, Habitat for Humanity International, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in Houston where she was CEO, Piedmont Healthcare Foundation, and most recently Measures for Justice in New York. Adriana holds a B.S. degree in Communications from Florida State University, a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Houston, and a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) Designation. Adriana and her husband moved from Houston to the Atlanta area in 2016.