Nicole Echols joins Red Cross of Eastern SC Chapter
The American Red Cross, Palmetto SC Region, has named Nicole Echols as a major gifts officer for Eastern SC. She brings more than 14 years of human services and community development experience to the Red Cross. “We are extremely pleased to have Nicole joining our team as she brings both experience and a passion for her community to the Red Cross,” said Nanci Conley, executive director for the American Red Cross of Eastern South Carolina.
In her position, Echols will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. Prior to joining the Red Cross, Echols spent five years with Harvest Hope Food Bank, where she was responsible for developing and implementing programs for individuals, churches and businesses giving to the organization.
Echols is a member of the Florence Lions Club, Pee Dee Women’s Professional Network, and Women in Philanthropy. She serves on several local boards, including Florence First Steps, MINGLE of the Pee Dee, and the Carolinas Hospital Healthy Women Advisory Board. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work and a master’s in rehabilitation counseling, both from South Carolina State University. In South Carolina, the American Red Cross touches one out of every four lives. For more information on Red Cross services and programs throughout South Carolina, visit www.RedCross.org/SC or call 843-662-8121.