Accounting Associate - Gift Processing
Bernadette joined the University System of Maryland Foundation in 2010 as Gift Administrator, just one day after her youngest graduated from UMBC. Prior to joining the USMF, Bernadette handled contracts and compliance documents for the U.S. Foodservice's Vendor Administration department.
Bernadette has been happily married to her husband Michael for 38 years, with whom she has five children. One of her proudest accomplishments is putting all five children through college, with three of them continuing on to achieve their Master's.
Roles & Responsibilities
Some of Bernadette's responsibilities include processing checks, credit card donations, and gifts from individual donors and corporations, in addition to matching fund donations. One unique area Bernadette handles is keeping track of life insurance policy donations that have been made to the USMF.