Mass Audubon Names Victoria Jones New Chief Development Officer

Release Date:
July 6, 2021

LINCOLN, MA.—Victoria Jones has been named Mass Audubon’s Chief Development Officer.

Victoria, former President of Development Guild DDI, a national nonprofit management consulting firm based in Boston and New York City, brings to Mass Audubon more than 30 years of experience as a respected development executive and fundraising leader.

“We are absolutely thrilled that Victoria has joined our Executive Leadership Team at this very exciting time at Mass Audubon,” said David O’Neill, President of Mass Audubon. “Her tremendous management skills, her ambitious and strategic approach to fundraising, and her ability to build strong teams, are unique in the field and exactly what we need to fuel the implementation of our ambitious plans.”

Prior to her 20-year tenure with Development Guild DDI, where she earlier served as Executive Vice President and Senior Consultant, Victoria held leadership and management positions with the Dimock Community Health Center, Emmanuel College, and Boston Children’s Hospital.

Partnering with clients in Boston’s human services and health sectors and taking significant time to refresh in nature, have helped inform Victoria’s life, professionally and personally, and inspired her career-long commitment to social justice and the environment.

Victoria enjoys hiking, skiing, and “anything on the water.” She is the mother of four grown daughters.

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Mass Audubon is the largest nature-based conservation organization in New England. Founded in 1896 by two women who fought for the protection of birds, Mass Audubon carries on their legacy by focusing on the greatest challenges facing the environment today: the loss of biodiversity, inequitable access to nature, and climate change. With the help of our 140,000 members and supporters, we protect wildlife, conserve and restore resilient land, advocate for impactful environmental policies, offer nationally recognized education programs for adults and children, and provide endless opportunities to experience the outdoors at our wildlife sanctuaries. Explore, find inspiration, and take action at www.massaudubon.org.