Elizabeth Breidinger

Elizabeth Breidinger

Executive Director of Development, Bennington College


Elizabeth Breidinger is the Executive Director of Development (EDOD) at Bennington College. As EDOD, Elizabeth has doubled the size of the development team, redefined programmatic goals, and instituted new fundraising metrics and best practices. She is working in partnership with the Vice President of Institutional Advancement (IA) to prepare the College to launch a $100M+ campaign in 2018.

Prior to joining Bennington in fall 2016, Elizabeth spent eight years at Brown University, her alma mater. During her tenure at Brown, she built a donor-centric leadership giving program and a high-functioning Major and Leadership Gift Team to propel the University’s $3 billion campaign, BrownTogether. Elizabeth has also held roles at the University of Chicago, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, and The Advisory Board Company in Washington, D.C.

Brown University, BA