Delita Marsland

Associate Vice President of Development

Delita Marsland has spent the last 20 years serving mission-driven organizations as a senior fundraising executive, visionary, and analytical leader. Her entrepreneurial approach has generated over $75 million in revenue for non-profits, cultural organizations, and higher education institutions. As the ATC’s chief fundraiser, she leads the planning and implementation of fundraising strategies and stewardship programs to inspire donations including critical support for the 2023-2026 strategic plan and campaign.

Before joining the ATC, Delita was the Chief Advancement Officer for The Washington Center, the Chief Development Officer at Girls Inc., a regional development director for Syracuse University, and the Director of The Vassar Fund at Vassar College. For almost 10 years, she oversaw the Ambassadors Circle at The Carter Center, founded by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University. Earlier in her career, she held advancement positions with two University System of Georgia institutions and with nonprofits in Atlanta and Southern California.

Delita earned her B.A. in public communications from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and grew up along the Hudson River in New York where she enjoyed its diverse wildlife, shorefronts, scenic views, and mountain tops at landmarks like Bear Mountain, Harriman State Park, the shorelines of the Palisades Parkway and the spectacular views along the 315-mile Hudson River, all located on or close by the A.T.