Suzanne Rohlfs is our Director of Gift Planning at Cincinnati Children's. Prior to joining Cincinnati Children's, Suzanne led The Greater Cincinnati Foundation's (GCF) efforts with local attorneys, financial advisors and other advisors to facilitate their understanding of GCF and to help their clients make the most of their charitable giving. She worked with advisors and their clients as well as donors and prospective donors to develop and implement charitable giving plans to meet their charitable goals and create a philanthropic legacy.
Prior to joining GCF, Suzanne was the Director of Gift Planning at the University of Dayton. She began her career by practicing law with a focus on estate planning and probate. Suzanne holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Toledo College of Law. She is licensed to practice law in both New York and Ohio and has attained the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP ®) designation from The American College.
She serves as a board member and secretary for Advisors in Philanthropy Foundation and is a board member of the Cincinnati Estate Planning Council.
Kelli Kurtz is a Senior Gift Planning Officer at Cincinnati Children's. She comes to us with more than 20 years' experience in gift planning and helping donors fund their philanthropic dreams. Prior to joining Cincinnati Children's, Kelli held leadership roles in education and community foundations.
In her role as Executive Director of Institutional Advancement at Stephen T. Badin High School, Kelli's leadership helped propel the school to new heights as it became one of the fastest growing high schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. During her tenure, the school realized a 30% enrollment growth, while achieving historic fundraising milestones.
As Vice President of Development at the Hamilton Community Foundation (HCF), Kelli managed relationships with fund holders, advisors and non-profits. She led the effort to establish an endowment program, which helped local non-profits build endowed funds. In partnership with professional advisors, Kelli created timely seminars for their continuing education in philanthropy, and she crafted plans that helped create charitable legacies for their clients, foundation donors and prospective donors.
Kelli holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University, and a Master of Science degree in education from the University of Dayton. She serves on the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council and the Cincinnati Estate Planning Council, and is a member of the Hamilton Rotary Club in Butler County, Ohio.
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Stacy Christman Blomeke
Director, Gift Planning