Dec 20, 2021
Coker Powell is a forward-thinking development leader with a highly successful track record in creating and executing strategic plans to drive organizational growth and innovation. As executive vice president, products & campaign development, Powell is responsible for LLS’s $250 million fundraising campaign portfolio, including Light The Night; Team In Training; Man & Woman of the Year; Students of the Year; Student Series; Leukemia Cup Regatta and Big Climb.
She joined LLS in 2015 as senior vice president of LLS’s largest fundraising campaign, Light The Night, where she was responsible for international strategic direction and revenue. Under Coker’s lead, LightThe Night has achieved record growth of 26%, and was recognized by the P2P Forum’s “2016 Program of the Year'' with the most revenue growth of any walk program in North America. Prior to joining LLS, Powell was national director of heart walk field revenue at American Heart Association, where she oversaw national strategic direction and revenue for more than 320 walk events. Powell holds a bachelor’s degree from Wofford College and a master’s degree in communication from Wake Forest University.
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