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Bruce B. Makous

Bruce B. Makous, American fundraiser, writer. Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant. Management for Arts Review scholar New York University, 1983-1986. Graduate Leadership, Inc. Class of 1992, 1991-1992. Member National Committee on Planned Giving, Mystery Writers of America, Association Fundraising Professionals (president 2000-2001, treasurer 2004).

Background

  • Makous, Bruce B. was born on June 24, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Norman and Dorothy Makous.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Literature, Oberlin College, 1976. Master of Arts in Cultural Administration, New York University, 1986.

    Career

    • General manager 78th Street Theatre Laboratory, New York City, 1979-1981. Communications consultant Price Waterhouse National Offices, 1981-1984. Director information services Theatre Communications Group, 1984-1986.

      Managing director Attic Theatre, Detroit, 1986-1989, Players Theatre Columbus, Ohio, 1989-1990. Founder, president Makous Marketing & Fundraising, Philadelphia, 1990-1993. Director development American College, Bryn Mawr, 1993-1998, director planned giving, 1998-1999.

      Director major and planned gifts Drexel University, Philadelphia, 1999-2000, assistant vice president for major and planned gifts, 2000—2001. Major gifts and planned giving officer American Association for Cancer Research, since 2001. Vice president development Multiple Sclerosis Association American, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, since 2007.

      Lecturer Wayne State University, Detroit, 1988-1989, Association Fundraising Professionals Villanova University, Pennsylvania, 1998-2001, American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 2002-2004. Planned Giving Council Greater Philadelphia, since 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant.

    Works

    • Virtually Dead
    • A young executive, Sandra Casson, has landed her dream job as a marketer for a Philadelphia video game company, but soon finds herself accused of the murder of its wealthy CEO.
    • Author: Riding the Brand, 2004, Virtually Dead, 2006. Co-producer Back in the World, 1987 (award for best play outside New York National Theatre Critics Association 1987). Associate editor Boulevard literature magazine, since 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Graduate Leadership, Inc. Class of 1992, 1991-1992. Member National Committee on Planned Giving, Mystery Writers of America, Association Fundraising Professionals (president 2000-2001, treasurer 2004).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara H. Makous, October 17, 1981. Children: Dyani, Kacie.
    • father: Norman Makous
    • mother: Dorothy Makous
    • spouse: Barbara H. Makous
    • children: Dyani Makous
    • Kacie Makous
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    Born June 24, 1953
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1976
      Oberlin College
    • 1986
      New York University
    • 1979 - 1981
      General manager, 78th Street Theatre Laboratory
    • 1981 - 1984
      communications consultant, Price Waterhouse National Offices
    • 1984 - 1986
      director, information services Theatre Communications Group
    • 1986 - 1989
      managing director, Attic Theatre
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      managing director, Attic Theatre
      Ohio, United States
    • 1993 - 1998
      director, development American College
      Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1999
      director, major and planned gifts Drexel University
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 2001
      major gifts and planned giving officer, American Association for Cancer Research
    • 2007
      vice president, development Multiple Sclerosis Association American
      Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
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