Maxine Silent is Director, Development Operations for Shatterproof. She oversees key development functions, including planning and strategy, operations, and donor stewardship and cultivation.
Before joining Shatterproof, Maxine served as Director of Individual Giving at the Community Service Society of New York (CSS). She raised more than one million annually from major giving, online fundraising, direct mail, and special events during her tenure. Maxine also played a key role in implementing various fundraising technologies, including Salesforce, which increased giving and streamlined operations.
In her 22 years career, she also served in impactful fundraising roles at New York City organizations, including Debra of America, Brooklyn Law School, and the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation. Her nonprofit fundraising experience includes individual giving, database management, stewardship, donor relations, board giving, special events, budgeting, and planning. Maxine has an MPA from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics from Ithaca College.