Meredith A. Sossman, Esq., CFRE, has worked in several positions and was recently the the Chief Development Officer, Campaign Director, Director of Gift Planning & In-house Counsel to the West Chester University Foundation. She was responsible for more than $42,000,000 in gift commitments to WCU over the past several years. Meredith and WCU’s Chief Operating Officer transformed the development operations of the WCU Foundation and increased fundraising results by 170 percent in one year.

Before joining WCU Foundation, Meredith served as a private practice attorney in estate planning, tax, real estate, and in litigation for multinational medical device, chemical and oil companies.

Meredith is a CASE designated Stellar Speaker, a CASE mentor and a speaker for the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning. She authored an article for Rawle’s Reports 2003, a newsletter article for the Defense Research Institute, and chapter 1 of the Trial Tactics Publication for the Defense Research Institute.

Meredith collaborates with PlannedGiving.com as an author, editor, speaker, auditor and consultant.