Palo Alto, CA – The Palo Alto History Museum is excited to announce the addition of its new Director of Development, Laura Bajuk. “We’re delighted to welcome Laura Bajuk to the team,” says board president Rich Green. “She brings over 20 years of invaluable museum and nonprofit management experience and will be instrumental to growing our development efforts.”
Laura Bajuk is a Palo Alto resident and a fourth-generation Californian. She is active in the Association of Fundraising Professionals Silicon Valley, and serves as a board member of Silicon Valley Planned Giving Council. Under her leadership as Executive Director of the Los Altos History Museum, Laura saw its net worth double, membership and staff grow, and its reach successfully expand into the community, growing audience and expanding fiscal support. PAHM Executive Director Myron Freedman adds, “Laura understands that a city as vibrant at Palo Alto deserves a great history museum and we are excited to work together to bring this into being. Laura’s knowledge of the Silicon Valley community and her deep knowledge of its history make her uniquely suited to the Palo Alto History Museum project. ”
The Palo Alto History Museum is expected to open in 2018. Fundraising to convert the historic Roth Building into the new museum is in full swing. Add your name to the list of ground-floor supporters today–at paloaltohistorymuseum.org.