Donna J. Gillroy established Gillroy + Associates, Inc. in 1997 in Nashville, Tennessee and moved her successful consulting practice (and her home) to beautiful Naples in 2002. She is originally from Stamford, Connecticut. She brings 25 years of broad professional experience to her clients in both the profit and nonprofit sectors. In addition to establishing a reputation as a sought-after consultant, Donna has held multiple senior level positions at 501(c) 3 organizations from VP of Development at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C., to Executive Director and Founding Member at Operation Smile International/Middle Tennessee Chapter.She was formerly Assistant Talent Coordinator for “The Tonight Show”on NBC; Public Relations Manager and writer for Metromedia WMET-FM in Chicago; Communications Assistant and a speech writer to the President of ABC-TV Network in New York.
She has held membership and done service work in numerous organizations from Rotary to Red Cross disaster relief as a public affairs officer. She currently serves on the Shelter for Abused Women & Children’s Community Advisory Committee and the Greater Naples Leadership (GNL) Community Service Committee. She is a Class XIII GNL graduate and Ford Fellowship recipient.