Leslie Kolterman leads the Development team, overseeing a comprehensive fundraising program. Partnering with senior leadership, scientists, and staff to develop strategies for funding priorities, she works with the Board of Directors, the Development Committee and leadership supporters to raise support in alignment with Woodwell Climate’s strategic plan.
Kolterman has a history of fundraising achievement and leadership at research science centers. She has served as the Director of Development at McLean Hospital and previously held roles as Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations at Boston University School of Public Health, Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations at Tufts University School of Medicine, Director of Leadership Gifts at Harvard Medical School, and Major Gift Officer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Kolterman earned her Masters of Arts in Teaching from the University of Iowa, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.