Kristina Lentz Capano

Kristina Lentz Capano

Title
Assistant Dean for Development & Alumni Relations
Email
klcapano@bu.edu
Phone
617-353-2286
Education
BA, University of Massachusetts Amherst
MA, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Website or Lab
Sargent College Alumni & Friends

Background

Lentz has been a frontline fundraiser for more than 25 years. Career highlights include kicking off the first comprehensive campaign at UMass Amherst resulting in the first named School; establishing the first five-figure annual giving clubs at Colby College; at The University of Maine launching simultaneous, successful mini-campaigns in Agriculture and at the Maine Museum of Art; establishing the Advancement Office, converting the database, and closing the first six-figure gift at The University of Connecticut School of Law; playing a key role in the mini-campaign to honor Dean Martin at Harvard Medical School by closing a seven-figure key naming gift; and establishing the individual giving programs at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (now William James College) and Pine Street Inn, with multiple five and six-figure gifts. She also led the major gifts portion of the Campaign to End Homelessness at Pine Street Inn, exceeding its goal of $20 million.

Lentz currently serves as president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, an international association for non-profit fundraising professionals in Eastern Massachusetts.