Phi Mu Foundation Names Executive Director Anji Roe Wood, Gamma Nu
The Phi Mu Foundation Board of Trustees is Pleased to Announce Anji Roe Wood as its new Executive Director
Anji comes to the Foundation from Phi Mu Fraternity, where she served as Director of Alumnae Engagement. In this role, Anji successfully managed the alumnae department, including the ‘Forever Faithful’ campaign, which focuses on increasing alumnae support for critical Fraternity leadership programming. Anji also led the charge on increasing engagement opportunities for Phi Mu alumnae across the country with the successful launch of the ‘Cocktails and Conversations’ tour in 2015, focused on celebrating our sisterhood and the achievements of vibrant Phi Mu women.
Prior to joining the Phi Mu National Headquarters team, Anji was Director of Marketing and Communications for the Southeastern Council of Foundations (SECF) in Atlanta. During her time at SECF, she played a significant role in cultivating relationships between the council and hundreds of philanthropic organizations and leaders throughout the Southeast.
“We are pleased to welcome Anji to our Phi Mu Foundation team. Her passion for Phi Mu, energy and experience is exactly what we need to further our mission of the lifetime development of women,” says Phi Mu Foundation President Diane Eggert, Zeta Iota. “I’d like to thank Trustees Andie Burchett Kash, Delta Eta, and Pamela Kropf Wadsworth, Eta Iota, for leading the Search Committee efforts. Through their guidance and dedication to this process, we were able to successfully complete our search with merit.”
As a member of Phi Mu and a current headquarters employee, Anji has a unique understanding and appreciation for the importance of a solid working relationship between Phi Mu Fraternity and Phi Mu Foundation. Her experience will be paramount in enhancing the collaborative efforts between the two entities.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work in partnership with our leadership, staff, volunteers and donors to serve the Foundation and share the inspiring stories of its powerful impact,” says Wood. “With the strategic plan as our roadmap, and the mission as our guide, there is no limit to what Phi Mu Foundation can accomplish in support of our vibrant membership.”
A returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Anji received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Communications from Elon University and now resides in Newnan, Georgia, with her husband and two children. Anji will be based out of the Phi Mu National Headquarters in nearby Peachtree City, Georgia, and will report to the Phi Mu Foundation Board of Trustees.