Paula Reed

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Paula Reed

Phone 863-874-8571

Location Florida Poly South

Office LTB-2140

Directory Office of Advancement

Paula Reed is director of development, corporate and foundation relations and joined Florida Polytechnic University in 2020. In previous roles, Reed was senior director at the global fundraising consulting firm CCS, serving a variety of clients, including the American College of Radiology, Atlanta University Center Consortium, and The Nature Conservancy. Reed served as executive director of development at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University; vice president of development at the national Rheumatology Research Foundation based in Atlanta, Georgia, and also held development roles at Eckerd College, Stetson University College of Law, Lutheran Ministries of Florida, and United Way of Tampa.

  • Ensuring the Future of a Specialty: What It Takes to Raise $30 Million in 36 Months!, American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Healthcare Association National Conference, 2009
  • Bronze President’s Award, CCS Fundraising, 2007
  • Resource Committee, Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, 2006-2008
  • Fundraising Committee, Young Life of Tampa, 1994-1999
  • Public Relations Committee, Florida Network of Youth and Family Services, 1989-1993
  • B.S. in advertising, University of Florida, 1986
  • Member, National Association of Cancer Center Development Officers (NACCDO), 2018-2019
  • Member, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), 2018-2019; 1992-2002
  • Member, American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), 2016-2018
  • Member, Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), 2008-2018
  • Board member, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Suncoast, 1994-1998