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Michelle’s Place Appoints New Fundraising/Development Director and Executive Board Member

Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center, a support organization serving those living with breast cancer since 2001, has announced the appointment of Nancy Harvey as its new fundraising and development director and Cyndi Light as its newest executive board member.

Nancy comes with a development background in the banking industry developing new business partners, implementing new leadership programs, and providing administrative coordination. Prior to this appointment Nancy was the events and major gifts manager with Rancho Damacitas Children and Family Services. She currently serves on the Board of the Rotary Club of Temecula as the youth services director.

Nancy Harvey

“I am thrilled that Nancy has joined our amazing team at Michelle’s Place. I look forward to working with her on our events!” said Kim Gerrish, CFRE, executive director of Michelle’s Place. “Her caring heart and kind spirit is a perfect match for Michelle’s Place.”

In her new role as fundraising and development director, Nancy will be responsible for leading and expanding Michelle’s Place’s development efforts, helping community members and others find mutually beneficial ways to successfully engage in Michelle’s Place’s vital mission.

Nancy is looking forward to working with the passionate people involved at Michelle’s Place from the executive board and advisory members who give selflessly of their knowledge, talents and time, to the amazing staff committed to quality, integrity and support with clients and the public.

“I am so honored to be a part of a team of women that bring inspiration, hope and comfort to women battling breast cancer,” said Nancy. “My goal is to raise much needed funds to grow the scope of services provided at Michelle’s Place.”

Cyndi Light

Cyndi Light is a Senior Vice President and Partner at Coldwell Banker Commercial Sudweeks Group. She plays a vital role in the commercial sales and leasing department.

Cyndi has over 25 years of experience from Corporate America as a Director of Business Development in the Telecommunications industry before getting into Commercial Real Estate.

“It is my pleasure to have worked with Cyndi through the Temecula Rotary Club. I am thrilled to have her join our Executive Board,” said Kim Gerrish, Executive Director. “She brings experience as a cancer survivor, passion for our community and women dealing with breast cancer, and dedication to service.”

Cyndi currently serves on the board of the Rotary Club of Temecula and Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Inland Empire. Cyndi is excited to join the board at Michelle’s Place to apply her knowledge and expertise in a way that will make a lasting different for those impacted by breast cancer.

“As a recent breast cancer survivor, I want to help spread the word about Michelle’s Place and help the Center grow throughout the Inland Empire,” reported Cyndi.

Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization empowering individuals and families dealing with breast cancer through education and support services. For more information, visit