San Dimas, CALIF. – Lynnette Lozoya, experienced major gift fundraiser and long-time friend of the university, joins Life Pacific as the new Executive Director of Development in the Office of Advancement & Alumni Relations.
Lynnette S. Lozoya, MA, CFRE, served at Life Pacific College in the Office of Advancement & Alumni Relations from 2009 to 2013. This month Lynnette returns as the Executive Director of Development to once again secure support and form strategic partnerships for Life Pacific University, alongside her former colleague President Angie Richey.
“All of us at LPU are thrilled to welcome Lynnette back to the team,” said Angie Richey, President of LPU. “I had the joy of working with Lynnette prior to her return; she’s a true professional. Lynnette’s passion for our community, coupled with extensive experience in development, make her well positioned to lead this key area into the future.”
Lynnette brings more than 25 years of experience to the team. Over the past three decades, she has served as a major gift fundraiser, led alumni and donor relations, secured 6-figure grants from corporations and foundations, directed fundraising events, served on marketing and strategic planning committees, and built collaborative relationships with city officials and nonprofit leaders.
Named as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Lynnette has met a series of competency and ethical standards set by CFRE International including tenure in the profession, education, and demonstrated fundraising achievement. As a CFRE, Lynnette is committed to the fundraising profession and to the highest good for donors who are served.
In addition to her time previously serving Life Pacific, Lynnette has worked with Azusa Pacific University, the Walter Hoving Home, and California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. Throughout her career Lynnette has also volunteered as a consultant for various ministries including a children’s charity, single mothers’ residential home, drug recovery and prison rehabilitation program, and an international evangelistic organization. Lynnette comes to LPU with a special focus on securing support for underserved minority, low income, and first-generation college students.
Lynnette states, “I am humbled and honored to return to LPU. As a former colleague and MASL alum, I’m excited to see Life Pacific’s move to university status, our growth in academic offerings, and vision for local, national, and international collaboration. Even with these new opportunities, LPU has never wavered from its founding mission to provide an education grounded in Scripture that equips men and women to lovingly serve the world. Let’s work together to help this generation carry God’s transforming message to those who need Jesus!”
To connect with the Office of Advancement & Alumni Relations, visit https://partner.lifepacific.edu/