NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Graham-Pelton Consulting, Inc. ( www.grahampelton.com), a global fundraising and management consulting firm serving the non-profit sector, announced today that Susie Hills has joined the firm's Private Client Group as a Consulting Associate. "The addition of Susie Hills to the Graham-Pelton team underscores our firm's commitment to deliver the highest-quality, professional counsel to our clients throughout the UK," said Craig Leach, the firm's CEO. "Susie is a true leader in our profession. Her skills, experience, and track record of success complement our already stellar team of industry-leading professionals. Susie will work side by side with other members of the firm's UK team." Ms. Hills will continue in her current position as Director of Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Exeter, where she brings nearly two decades of experience in fundraising, marketing, team development, and management. She is responsible for leading the University of Exeter's first-ever fundraising campaign over goal – a year ahead of schedule. Under Ms. Hills' direction, the University of Exeter was awarded the Times Higher Education Outstanding Fundraising Team of the Year for 2012-2013 and was recognized by ICARS in 2011 as one in the top five alumni departments outside the US. About Graham-Pelton Graham-Pelton Consulting, Inc. is a leading fundraising and non-profit management firm with offices around the globe and is the trusted advisor and partner to leading impact-driven institutions across all sectors of the nonprofit world. The firm customizes fundraising services to the needs of the client and the institution's culture, providing campaign management, planning studies, board training and development, major gift counsel, interim staffing, and other uniquely tailored services. Learn more at www.grahampelton.com. SOURCE Graham-Pelton Consulting, Inc.