MARCH OF DIMES WELCOMES ANDREW S. COCCARI, JR. AS CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Arlington, VA | Thursday, March 5, 2020

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March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit fighting for the health of moms and babies, today announced the appointment of Andrew S. Coccari, Jr. as Chief Development Officer, responsible to transform its fundraising activities and to strengthen, broaden, and diversify its revenue mix.

Coccari, an experienced senior executive with significant success in leading growth and business transformations, will work with organizational leaders to champion strategic, data-informed decision to grow and diversify revenue. Coccari will serve as a catalyst in strengthening a culture steeped in donor-centric philanthropy, and overseeing plans to support annual fundraising goals.

“Andrew’s expertise in strategic marketing and sales, combined with his success in leading growth and transforming business development in the nonprofit sector, will be a tremendous asset,” said March of Dimes President and CEO Stacey D. Stewart. “We’re thrilled to welcome him to the team to help drive our critical mission work.”

Prior to joining March of Dimes, Coccari was Vice President General Manager for North America at BRP Inc., where he was responsible for running BRP’s $2 billion powersports business. Coccari also previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the world's largest nonprofit dedicated to fighting blood cancers. While there, he led campaign, marketing, direct revenue, ecommerce, and corporate development. He has an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his Bachelors of Science from the State University of New York.

“I am honored to join March of Dimes and help advance the important work of solving our country’s maternal and infant health crisis,” Coccari said. “March of Dimes is building a movement to tackle these issues and I’m looking forward to working with existing donors, as well as cultivating new ones, to improve health outcomes for all moms and babies.”

About March of Dimes

March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, we empower every mom and every family.

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