Terri Rutter

Senior Consultant

Terri  Rutter

Terri Rutter brings a wide array of nonprofit advancement expertise to LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES, excelling in placing many top leaders in multiple sectors.

Having served in various senior advancement and management roles, Terri is well-versed in the responsibilities of leadership. One of the firm’s most senior consultants, she is adept at recruiting Vice Presidents, National Directors, and high-level frontline fundraisers for a broad range of world-class educational and medical institutions and national nonprofits. Past and current clients include Colby College, Phillips Academy, City of Hope, JDRF, Institute for Advanced Study, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), to name a few.

Early career positions at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health honed Terri’s experience working effectively with leading researchers, physicians, and academic medicine administrators. She built and led creative integrated advancement communications and donor relations teams within major academic medical centers including Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and NYU Langone Medical Center. Each of these roles included developing and managing complex charity brands and models. Terri has also served as Editor of the Harvard Medical School Alumni Magazine; Senior Editor at The Dana Foundation in Washington, DC; and Managing Editor at the consumer website Scientific Learning in Oakland, CA.

As a consultant, Terri has directed multi-faceted, integrated marketing, communications, donor cultivation and stewardship strategies for various Institutes and units at MIT, Alzheimer’s Association, UMass Medical School Department of Psychiatry, Children’s Hospital Boston, Tufts Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, and the Betsy Lehman Center. She has a broad freelance writing portfolio for numerous publications, including New Physician Magazine and the British Medical Journal, as well as for digital channels.

Terri holds a BA from Ohio State University and her master’s degree in English is from Northeastern University. 

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