Asnuntuck Community College has announced the hiring of Keith Madore as the college’s new Director of Institutional Advancement and Community Engagement. Madore has joined the college after working for 18 years at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. While at the University, Madore served as the Director of Development and Alumni Relations. Madore was previously their Alumni and Conference Specialist.  He has vast experience in event planning, community outreach, annual fund giving and donor cultivation. Madore has also served on several campus steering committees and groups at the University of Maine and served on both the University Foundation and Alumni Board of Directors.

Born and raised in Northern Maine, the new director has strong ties to the area. He has one sister who has lived in Enfield for 30 years and a second sister living in Agawam, Ma.

In this new position, Madore said he is planning on, “Creating a stronger bridge between the community and ACC.”  He adds, “I am really enthusiastic about all the opportunities here at Asnuntuck. I feel my skills and talents will lend very well to further the college’s Advancement by working with the Foundation.” Some of the initiatives Madore plans to put forth are to begin an Alumni Association, create a new annual fund appeal, and connect with the greater community.

President James Lombella adds, “I’m very excited to have Keith on board.  He brings many years of experience in higher education and institutional advancement and will make a wonderful addition to our team.  He is committed to not only engage our faculty, staff, and students but the community as well.”