David Berkner

Director of the Fund for FDU


Dave joined the Office of University Advancement in 2014. As Director of the Fund for FDU, he manages strategic outreach to alumni and friends of the university, as well as FDU faculty, staff and students for the purpose of securing unrestricted annual financial support. Dave works closely with various members of the University Advancement and Alumni Relations team, for the development and implementation of all phases of multiple direct mail initiatives, e-appeals, the annual phone program and graduating Class Gifts from the Metropolitan and Florham Campuses, as well as the School of Pharmacy.

Prior to joining FDU, Dave served as the Director of Major Gifts at Dominican College in Orangeburg, NY, Director of Annual Giving and Major Gifts at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, and Director of Annual Support Programs at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. Dave is a graduate of Nyack College, earning his BS in Organizational Management.


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