Victoria M. Bixel
Victoria M. Bixel joined Semple Bixel Associates, Inc. in 2001 and became the firm’s President in 2005. Born and raised in a family who believes in the practice of serving others, Ms. Bixel explored teaching and musical theater prior to joining the family business. Since becoming President and Owner, she has worked purposefully and aggressively to adhere to the firm’s philosophy of educating non-profits while working hand in hand with clients to evolve with the changing landscape of the philanthropic environment.
As the President of Semple Bixel Associates, Inc., Ms. Bixel brings a hands-on approach to all the firm’s services and operations, working directly with the SBA team to support and provide strategic counsel for client activities.
She has partnered with a multitude of nonprofit organizations, successfully guiding them toward multi-million dollar goals and assisting them to strengthen their missions while establishing and realizing their visions.
Ms. Bixel is a high-profile expert in the nonprofit arena. As a keynote speaker for conferences, Ms. Bixel is recognized for her knowledge of the ever changing philanthropic supported community. Her speaking engagements include leadership development seminars and workshops, annual fundraising presentations at the New Jersey Library Trustee Institute, and she was a lead presenter at Bank of America New Jersey Nonprofit Conference. Ms. Bixel was honored to deliver the inaugural keynote address at the New Jersey Governor’s Volunteerism Conference. She is regularly quoted in the media regardingphilanthropy and fundraising.
In 2016, Ms. Bixel received the Association of Fundraising Professionals New Jersey Excellence in Consulting Award and in 2013 she was recognized as Woman of Influence in New Jersey by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ).
Ms. Bixel serves as Development Chair of The Citizen’s Campaign Board of Directors, New Jersey and is a member of the Board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, New Jersey, (AFP-NJ). A graduate of Montclair State University, Ms. Bixel was raised in Plainfield and resides in Montclair, New Jersey.