Lois Deloatch is the director of the philanthropy team and works from the Durham office to build relationships and secure funding for CRL's priorities. She helps identify funding opportunities and assists leadership in developing and implementing strategies to solicit and steward donors.
Prior to joining CRL, Lois served as vice chancellor for advancement at North Carolina Central University and worked at Duke University for 20 years in several fundraising capacities including associate director of corporate and foundation relations and major gifts officer.
She received her undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and MA degree from Duke University. Lois is also a professional vocalist/songwriter and community volunteer.