We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give. - Winston Churchill

Liana is a bilingual/bicultural nonprofit management professional with 30 years of organizational growth, professional staff management, fundraising, and hands-on program development experience. As a consultant and a leader of nonprofit organizations, she has helped others identify appropriate donors, build strong donor relationships, and develop successful giving programs through outreach activities, fundraising events, and effective marketing and communications strategies.

Working towards a higher purpose has always been important to Liana, and she firmly believes that the way to enrich our lives is by giving back. She is currently Director of Gift Planning for The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, where she helps individuals, families, and businesses customize informed philanthropic plans based on their personal, financial and charitable interests.