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Community Foundation of Sarasota County Names VP of Philanthropy

Jay Young will oversee efforts to cultivate donor relationships and lasting legacies by connecting philanthropic passions with charitable causes.

By Staff March 3, 2021

Jay Young

Jay Young

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has appointed a new vice-president of philanthropy to lead its donor outreach and stewardship efforts. In this role, Jay Young will further the foundation’s commitment to its donors, both current and prospective, by connecting them with local issues and causes. Young brings more than 28 years of experience of business development and relationship management in the financial services industry to his role at the Community Foundation. He most recently oversaw a regional team covering the state of Florida and portions of the southeastern United States at Fifth Third Bank, working with large for-profit and not-for-profit organizations including foundations. He previously held positions at Fidelity Investments and SunTrust Bank (now Truist). Young received his B.A. from American University in Washington, DC, and throughout his career has served as a volunteer on the board of various arts and human services organizations.

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