Ken Baroff

Job Title(s)
Vice President of Development & Donor Engagement.
(c) 919.417.9634
[email protected]

About Ken

Ken serves the Foundation as the Vice President of Development & Donor Engagement.  He is focused on building the philanthropic assets that the Foundation manages to better serve our community.  His team works with existing donors, prospective donors, and other partners to help them support causes they care about.

Ken joined the Foundation in 2015 and brings more than 30 years of experience in non-profit fundraising, higher education, brand positioning, marketing, and general management. From 2011 through 2014 Ken was Vice President, Development for Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina. Prior to that, he served Duke Children’s Hospital as Executive Director of Planning and Development for more than 12 years.  Ken also earned his CFRE in 2009, certifying his long-standing commitment to uphold the highest standards of ethics, professional performance and service to donors as well as the philanthropic sector.

A Connecticut native, Ken came to the Triangle area in 1984 to attend Duke University, fell in love with the area and has immersed himself in many local community activities since that time. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Adrienne, as well as his three grown children and their significant others, all of whom live in the Triangle.

Ken's Hobbies

  • Playing music
  • Gardening
  • Snow skiing