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Duggan Cooley

Duggan Cooley

Executive Director

dcooley@pinellascf.org

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Pinellas Community Foundation (PCF) is proud to have Duggan Cooley on board as the fourth executive director since the foundation’s inception in 1969. Appointed in October 2016, Cooley is a long-time resident of Pinellas County, and comes to PCF with a robust career in nonprofit leadership and fundraising including work in nonprofit startups, organizational mergers, as well as public policy development and advocacy.

Prior to PCF, Cooley served as president of United Way of Pasco County, where he was responsible for leading the organization through a transformative position in the community.

Cooley also served as the President/CEO of Religious Community Services, Inc. (RCS), a Pinellas organization that provides human services for more than 90,000 people annually.

Executive Director Cooley brings extensive community leadership experience to Pinellas Community Foundation through his service on a variety of nonprofit executive boards including the Pasco Economic Development Council, Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board, Pinellas County Coalition for the Homeless, Rotary Club of Trinity, Pasco Rebuilds Together, United Way of Florida. He is a past president of Leadership Pinellas and a graduate of Leadership Pasco.

Cooley is glad to be back in working in Pinellas County where he enjoys outdoor activities including fishing and hiking; he is an avid SCUBA diver and travels with his family to enjoy the sport. He’s also a devoted college football fan and a dedicated fan of the Florida Gators.

Cooley holds a Master of Nonprofit Administration from the University of Notre Dame as well as degrees in Psychology and Classics from the University of Florida.

 

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Duggan Cooley

Duggan Cooley

Executive Director

Leah J. Slavensky

Leah J. Slavensky

Community Impact Manager

lslavensky@pinellascf.org
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Leah J. Slavensky brings more than three decades of marketing, event planning and art direction experience to the Pinellas Community Foundation. Having spent much of her career working in the financial services and health care industries, Slavensky has a proven track record of exceeding communication goals while enriching brand awareness.

Slavensky has been instrumental in elevating the Pinellas Community Foundation’s brand identity as part of her efforts to launch the first marketing program in the organization’s nearly 50-year history.

Slavensky holds a Master’s in Creative Arts from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor’s in Communications from the University of Iowa.

During her off hours, Slavensky is a dedicated volunteer at both Suncoast Hospice/Empath Health and the Hispanic Outreach Center.

Leah Slavensky

Leah J. Slavensky

Community Impact Manager

Suzanne Ruley, CFRE, CFRM

Suzanne Ruley, CFRE, CFRM

Manager of Administration

sruley@pinellascf.org
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Suzanne Ruley, CFRE, CFRM, is an accomplished fundraising professional with extensive experience and connections in the greater Pinellas Community.

Before joining the Pinellas Community Foundation, Ruley worked as director of development at RCS, after serving as manager of grants and planned giving at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Prior to that, Ruley was the national arts marketing project coordinator at Americans for the Arts and served as the City of Clearwater’s cultural affairs specialist.

In addition to overseeing administrative operations, Ruley will prepare the Pinellas Community Foundation to launch an expanded donor development program.

She holds a Master’s from Goucher College and a Bachelor’s from Carnegie-Mellon. Ruley has also earned professional certificates in fundraising from Indiana University and Rollins College.

Suzanne Ruley

Suzanne Ruley, CFRE, CFRM

Manager of Administration

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