Faron A. Lewitt, Psi (University of Alabama) ’97 of the Zeta Beta Tau Foundation has been named the recipient of the 2020 Foundation for Fraternal Excellence’s William D. Jenkins Award for Outstanding Foundation Professional. This award is designed for an outstanding fundraising professional of a fraternity or sorority foundation who practices his/her profession in an exemplary manner.
Lewitt has been widely involved across the industry for more than 20 years. He has lead the foundation through incredible growth, particularly in recent years. He also has been an active participant with the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence,
In the past five years, he — with the help of generous donors, volunteers and staff — raised the foundation’s net assets from $3.9 million to $11.3 million. The foundation was able to offer 35% more student scholarships in 2019 compared to 2018. He has been able to double the size of the staff and dramatically increase the amount contributed to the fraternity for educational experiences.
As a leader, he expects that each and every person who represents the Zeta Beta Tau Foundation clearly understand the mission and reflect the values of the organization. He leads by example.
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