Dear Colleagues –
I am delighted to announce the appointment of Cheryl Rimes as the new Associate Director, Annual Giving Program (AGP) Analytics, effective April 23rd. Cheryl will report to me and have responsibility for the creation of the Analytics function within AGP. Cheryl will be responsible for building comprehensive analytics capabilities and executing plans to support AGP in the areas of marketing and prospect research, segmentation, donor acquisition and development, fundraising performance, benchmarking and strategic planning. She will also be responsible for analytics supporting AGP operations and processes.
Cheryl joins Notre Dame from the Whirlpool Corporation where she served as Senior Project Analyst, Database Marketing, North America Brand Product Organization. Prior to joining Whirlpool, Cheryl held positions of increasing responsibility in Analytics in the healthcare industry, including a role as the Lead Business Systems Analyst at the University of Michigan Health System. She is a proven leader with excellent critical thinking, decision making, and problem solving skills.
Cheryl received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business Administration from Hope College, and achieved Lean Healthcare Certification from the University of Michigan School of Engineering. She has a broad working knowledge of business intelligence, reporting, data warehouses, query tools and programming languages.
Cheryl and her husband Dave, and sons Kyle, Erik and Jon live in Stevensville, Michigan. Please join me in welcoming Cheryl to the AGP team as she takes on this important role for the University.
In Notre Dame,
Brian Couch, Sr. Director, Annual Giving Programs