Oaks Integrated Care Welcomes Denise Soto as New Chief Development & Communications Officer
Mount Holly, NJ
06/24/2020 02:10 PM
Oaks Integrated Care proudly welcomes Denise Soto as the organization’s new Chief Development & Communications Officer. With nearly 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Soto brings a wealth of knowledge in fundraising, event management, marketing, public relations, strategic planning and diversity and inclusion.
As Chief Development Officer, Soto will oversee all fundraising and communications efforts for the nonprofit organization, one of New Jersey’s most comprehensive and forward-looking human service providers. She plans to focus on increasing donor engagement, expanding the organization’s major gift program and streamlining marketing.
Derry Holland, CEO of Oaks Integrated Care, says confidently, “I’m thrilled to have Denise join our team. Her expertise and fresh energy will help us advance our mission and increase philanthropic support for our most vulnerable community members.”
Before joining Oaks, Soto most recently served as the Senior Director of Development and Communications for the Princeton Family YMCA in Princeton, NJ where she led the organization's fundraising and communications programs for over 11 years. She played a major role in growing the organization's development department, overseeing annual, major and capital gifts and grants. Prior to the YMCA, Soto spent time at Autism Speaks and the National Council of Alcohol and Drug Dependence of New Jersey (NCADD-NJ).
Soto explains, “I was immediately drawn to Oaks’ mission and understand the tremendous need for philanthropic support in order to position the organization for continued growth.” She adds, “I’m honored to join a team of dedicated leadership committed to making an impact in our community.”
Soto received her bachelor’s degree in Media Arts from New Jersey City University and master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Management from Springfield College.
Oaks Integrated Care is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adults and families living with a mental illness, addiction or developmental disability. The organization offers over 230 programs throughout New Jersey designed to meet the needs of the community with compassion. For more information, please visit www.oaksintcare.org or call the Development Office at 609-267-5928.