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Laura Retherford

Associate Vice President of Development

Dept. : Development

Laura Retherford draws from her deep knowledge of the Maine philanthropic community to engage new members of the arts community to support the College’s mission. She brings to the College more than two decades of experience in development and nonprofit management. Laura served as the Director of Leadership Giving for the ACLU of Maine for four years. She also served as Annual Fund Manager at the Portland Symphony Orchestra and Co-Executive Director of a Girls Inc. affiliate based in Indiana. Laura leads the College’s development team while supporting annual and strategic fundraising goals defined in Maine College of Art & Design Strategic Plan: Envisioning Our Future 2027.