Greenwich Library names new director of development

Greenwich Library announced that Nancy Klein will serve as its new Director of Development reporting to the President of the Greenwich Library Board of Trustees. Greenwich Library is supported by a partnership between the Town and individual, corporate and foundation donors.

Nancy was most recently the Chief Marketing Officer at SeriousFun Children’s Network, the global network of camps founded by Paul Newman for children with serious illnesses, where she provided leadership, vision and strategy to the development and marketing teams.

“We are enormously pleased to have someone with Nancy’s extensive experience in marketing and fundraising at the Library. The Town of Greenwich funds the Library’s operating budget, but it is support from thousands of donors that the Development Office raises that allows us to enhance and develop new programs and services for the Greenwich community,” said Haley Rockwell Elmlinger, Greenwich Library’s Board of Trustees President.

Prior to joining SeriousFun Children’s Network, Nancy served as the Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer at FEGS Health & Human Services where she focused on enhancing brand awareness and creating cultivation and fundraising events targeted at new audiences.

Over a ten-year period, she rose to the position of Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). In this role, she oversaw individual and major gifts, corporate and foundation giving, special events, direct mail and planned giving.

Before joining LLS, Nancy was a senior vice president at Fleishman Hillard, counseling executive management and corporate communications teams on organizational issues including change initiatives, crisis management, community outreach, and media strategy. She also worked at M&R Strategic Services, creating local and statewide campaigns involving legislative strategy, grassroots organizing, and media outreach.

A graduate of Skidmore College, Nancy is the mother of twin adult daughters. She and her husband live in North Stamford.

About Greenwich Library

The Greenwich Library system consists of the Main Library and its Byram Shubert and Cos Cob branches. The mission of the Library is to provide free and convenient access to information and to promote the love of reading and research, the joy of lifelong learning, and engagement with the arts, sciences and humanities. With 1,400 programs and events per year, the Library seeks to serve as the cultural and intellectual crossroads of the community. Greenwich Library has a total circulation of about 1.5 million, the highest reported in Connecticut. Greenwich Library was recently named a five-star library by Library Journal for the fifth time. The Main Library is located at 101 West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich. More information is available online at or by calling 203-622-7900.

Nancy Klein

Nancy Klein

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