CCHS Welcomes new Director of Development

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Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sylvia Bastani serves as the Society’s Senior Director of Development and Communication.  Sylvia is a credentialed fundraising professional with more than 30 years of experience helping dozens of nonprofits fulfill their missions. Ms. Bastani served as the Assistant Vice President of Institutional Advancement for The Williamson College of the Trades, where she was instrumental in raising more than $65 million for their capital campaign. She also served as Managing Director at the Wharton School and as Director of Development at the Philadelphia History/Atwater Kent Museum. Sylvia is a member of the Board for the Association of Fundraising Professionals/Greater Philadelphia Chapter and past Board member of the Delaware County Historical Society. Ms. Bastani holds her B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. Her interests include American history, travel, visiting museums and volunteering.