Anneke Rachinski, joined Washington State University Tri-Cities as senior development director Feb. 13. In that role she will develop, implement and administer the Tri-Cities campus development efforts to support annual fundraising goals.
Rachinski comes to WSU Tri-Cities with a background in higher education fundraising. Most recently she led development and growth of a major gifts and planned giving program. She has also led alumni relation and cultivation efforts. Prior to her fundraising roles, Rachinski worked for WSU Tri-Cities as a project coordinator for the Hanford History Project and a program assistant in the development department.
Rachinski has a Master of Science in Management and Leadership from Western Governor’s University and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Western Washington University. She is also a graduate of Leadership Tri-Cities, Class XVV, and received the Young Professionals Award from the Tri-City Area Journal of Business in 2022.
“I am excited to be joining the WSU Tri-Cities campus and working with our local and regional partners to promote research, provide access and opportunities, and build community connections,” said Rachinski.
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