Delaware Symphony hires Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III as director of development

Posted on: May 26, 2022

CHARLES “EBBIE” ALFREE III has joined the Delaware Symphony Orchestra as director of development. Alfree goes to the Wilmington-based orchestra from the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA), where he was the research and evaluation manager. Before working for DANA, Alfree was the director of advancement for the Hickman Friends Senior Community of West Chester in Pennsylvania. He has also had roles at Goodwill Industries of Delaware, AIDS Delaware, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), where he assisted NAMI state and affiliate organizations in creating fundraising plans and oversaw 80 NAMIWalks events nationwide, raising over $10 million annually. Alfree is a board member of City Theater Company and the Rotary Club of West Chester. He was named the 2009 Rising Star of the Year by the Brandywine Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and earned a master of science degree in organizational leadership from Wilmington University in 2010. He graduated from Leadership Chester County in 2018.