Toni Goehring is starting her sixth year as Cherry Preschool’s Development Director. She leads all aspects of Cherry’s philanthropic endeavors including writing grants, stewarding major gifts, and managing fundraising events. Toni has been in the Development Field for over 16 years and began her career in the non-profit industry raising funds for various non-profit agencies through Novo1 Marketing Non-Profits. Following a move to New York, she continued her career at the United Way of New York City where she raised more than $13 million and helped corporations design corporate social volunteerism. Toni received a Bachelor of Art in English, Media, and Cultural Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and completed Leadership Evanston-the signature program of the Evanston Community Foundation. In her free time, Toni enjoys gardening, doing yoga, and playing with her son Theo, who is in the 3rd grade at Oakton School.