Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast
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Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast Names Chief Development Officer

Ashley Hatley Caruso has been appointed chief development officer.

By - Jan 15th, 2019 09:48 am
Ashley Hatley Caruso. Photo courtesy of the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast.

Ashley Hatley Caruso. Photo courtesy of the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast.

Milwaukee, January 15, 2019 – Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) announced that Ashley Hatley Caruso has been appointed chief development officer. She joined the organization in 2016 as director of major giving and was most recently interim chief development officer. In this role, Caruso will provide strategic leadership to develop and implement GSWISE’s fund development and philanthropic initiatives, including donor cultivation and stewardship.

“Ashley has an outstanding track record and has already proven herself to be a great asset to Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast. Her abilities will be invaluable as we build on our success as the premier leadership experience for all girls in all communities we serve,” said Christy L. Brown, GSWISE chief executive officer.

Prior to joining Girl Scouts, Caruso held philanthropy roles at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints Foundation in Racine, and Children’s Expressions at Children’s Memorial Foundation in Chicago. Caruso was also executive director of Black Point Historic Preserve in Lake Geneva.

Caruso is a past president of Junior League of Racine and is a former board member of the Racine Heritage Museum. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and a certificate in fundraising management from the Center of Philanthropy at Indiana University.

About Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast
Girl Scouting in southeastern Wisconsin began more than 100 years ago, and today Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) is more than 37,000 strong – serving 28,464 girls in grades K5-12 and 8,655 adults who believe in our mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who take the lead in making the world a better place. Girl Scouts is a G.I.R.L. (go-getter, innovator, risk-taker, leader)™ community focused on practicing everyday leadership. Girl Scouts began over 106 years ago with one woman, Girl Scouts’ founder Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low, who believed in the power of every girl. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls and young women. With programs in Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties, we give every girl in our council the chance to reach her full leadership potential. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit gswise.org, email customercare@gswise.org, or call 800-565-4475.

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