CINCINNATI, OH (November 5, 2018)
– The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has announced the appointment of Gina H. Goings
as Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Raynal Moore
as Director of Development. They will join the museum's leadership team on November 19.
Ms. Goings is a proven integral fundraising force for many charities and organizations in the Queen City. Since moving to Cincinnati in 2013, she has chaired several fundraisers including the Fashion Show for Dress for Success Cincinnati (DFSC) and the Springer School Celebration. She is an active advocate for the Ohio Innocence Project and career coach at DFSC. Ms. Goings volunteers her time towards targeted community efforts to increase African American participation in Findlay Market/OTR and expanding the impact of social enterprises through Flywheel. She currently serves on the boards of Dress for Success Cincinnati (DFSC), Cincinnati Country Day School, and the Springer School and Center.
Ms. Goings' extensive network spans both nationally and internationally as she has lived and worked in major metropolitan cities including Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, and Toronto. Her professional career includes a long history in corporate recruitment, event planning, sales, diversity training, and consulting. Ms. Goings is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, and a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park.
Ms. Moore began her fundraising career at ProKids as its Community Relationship Manager in 2012. In the following six years, she contributed to the increase of its sustaining donor portfolio with a focus on donor engagement. Moore helped grow the ProKids community commitment in both financial partnerships and volunteer support and served on its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.
Ms. Moore earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Cincinnati and a master’s degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix. She chairs Cincinnati’s Human Service Advisory Committee and serves on the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council’s Executive Committee.
“Fundraising is a key component to our continued success,” says National Underground Railroad Freedom Center President Dion Brown. “Gina’s and Raynal’s breadth and depth of experience strengthen the organization as we build on our upward trajectory from great to greatness.”
To learn more about the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, visit freedomcenter.org.
About National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opened in August 2004 on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Since then, more than 1.3 million people have visited its permanent and changing exhibits and public programs, inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom. Two million people have utilized educational resources online at freedomcenter.org
, working to connect the lessons of the Underground Railroad to inform and inspire today’s global and local fight for freedom. Partnerships include Historians Against Slavery, Polaris Project, Free the Slaves, US Department of State and International Justice Mission. In 2014, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center launched a new online resource in the fight against modern slavery, endslaverynow.org