Lighthouse Central Florida, a nonprofit that provides vision rehabilitation services to Central Floridians living with vision impairment or blindness, recently welcomed Noreen Levitt as the organization’s new Vice President of Mission Advancement.
In her new role, Levitt will develop Lighthouse Central Florida’s philanthropic efforts and oversee its Fund Development Team, enabling the organization to serve more clients through critical vision rehabilitation services.
“Through her impressive and extensive nonprofit background, Noreen has demonstrated outstanding leadership, expertise and integrity – and that makes her a perfect fit for the Lighthouse team,” said Kyle Johnson, President and CEO of Lighthouse Central Florida. “Her passion for rallying communities will be invaluable as we work to connect more Central Floridians with life-changing services.”
With nearly three decades of experience in the nonprofit sector, including managing a $100 million charitable fund, Levitt has experience leading teams of fundraising professionals throughout the state of Florida.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Lighthouse team, where I can use my knowledge of fundraising and nonprofit management to increase our goals and further our mission,” said Levitt. “It is an honor and a privilege to serve more than 100,000 people with sight impairment and their families, and to assist with providing them education, independent life skills, job training and employment.”
Levitt earned her bachelor's degree in communications from Emerson College and her MBA from Boston University. She is also a certified grant writer and graduated from the Leadership Orlando program in 2008. A Central Florida resident, she lives in College Park with her husband Mark and their Goldendoodle, Gertie.
Lighthouse Central Florida provides education, independent life skills, and job readiness training and coaching to people living with vision impairment or blindness and their families. Lighthouse is the only nonprofit provider of life-changing vision rehabilitation services in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. Through its social enterprise Lighthouse Works, the nonprofit provides job training, employment and career opportunities for the advancement of people who are visually impaired.
For more information about Lighthouse Central Florida, visit www.LighthouseCFL.org.