Vicki Pugh


An executive leader and career fundraising professional, Vicki Pugh has led teams that have raised more than $300 million for organizations in Florida and New York City, including the New York City Opera, Carnegie Hall, Ballet Florida, YMCA, Palm Beach Atlantic University, and the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. She has extensive experience in all areas of advancement, including strategic planning, annual and capital campaigns, major gifts, planned giving, board development, corporate and foundation support, and special events.

Vicki is currently Partner & Co-CEO of Advancement Experts, a consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations build a culture of philanthropy through Advancement Planning, Vision Based Strategic Planning, Campaign Planning, and Organizational and Culture Development.

She is a Faculty Member of The Fund Raising School of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, teaching courses in leadership, major gifts, capital campaigns, and fundraising principles. She holds the CFRE and CAP credentials. Vicki is a board member of Philanthropy Tank, William T. Dwyer High School Foundation, and Holy Spirit Lutheran Church. She served as President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Palm Beach County Chapter and received the organization’s Outstanding Fundraising Professional award in 2019. Vicki is also a member of Executive Women of the Palm Beaches. An Indiana native, Vicki is a graduate of DePauw University.  She remains active in the local chapter of the Alpha Phi fraternity.  Along with her husband Tim and two daughters, Ali and Grace, Vicki resides in Jupiter, FL