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The Nature Conservancy in Georgia Names New Director of Philanthropy

Tami Willadsen will lead a team focused on building support to achieve the Conservancy’s mission.

Atlanta | November 20, 2013

The Nature Conservancy in Georgia recently named Tami Willadsen as the director of philanthropy. Willadsen will lead a team focused on building support from individuals, corporations and foundations to achieve the Conservancy’s mission. The Nature Conservancy, a global leader in conservation, has worked in Georgia for more than four decades and has helped protect more than 317,000 acres across the state. 

Willadsen has been a member of the Conservancy’s team in Georgia for almost 15 years. She brings a deep commitment to conservation and a wealth of fundraising experience to her new role.

“I am excited and humbled to serve the mission of The Nature Conservancy,” Willadsen said. “I am proud to be a part of an organization that is looking forward toward solutions that balance the needs of people and the environment in Georgia and around the world.” Willadsen will play a critical role in the organization's efforts to increase support for conservation in Georgia and beyond including land protection, freshwater restoration and coastal resiliency.  

A lifelong resident of Atlanta, Willadsen earned a Bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University and is an active community volunteer as both chair of the board for EarthShare of Georgia and as president of The Museum School Foundation. She resides in Avondale Estates with her husband and two children.

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the Web at

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