Vicky Barrett-Putnam, Senior Director, Donor Development and Acquisition Strategies, Sierra Club has worked for the organization for 17 years. In her current role, Vicky manages several of the Club's direct marketing programs -- including prospecting, additional gift appeals, monthly donor programs, life member, mid-level donor ($1,000 to $10,000 givers) and all of the Sierra Club's telemarketing programs. She also manages the printing production for several Major Gifts, Planned Giving and Business Partnerships mailings. Before coming to the Sierra Club, Vicky was a Senior Account Executive at the telemarketing firm SD&A. One of her unique roles at the Sierra Club is that Vicky is the Club's go-to person for RFBs (request for bids) and contract negotiations. Over the last 17 years, Vicky has literally saved the Sierra Club millions of dollars and enhanced vendor services.