Global Impact Appoints John Lazar as Executive Director of The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area

Accomplished Leader and Fundraiser Joins Global Impact
Jul 15, 2011 12:45 PM ET

Global Impact recently announced a new addition to the senior management team.  John E. Lazar, an experienced leader with a distinguished record of success, will serve as Executive Director of the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA).    

Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Alexandria, VA - July 15, 2011 - Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, named John E. Lazar to manage the largest workplace giving campaign in the world, the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA).

Mr. Lazar, a leader and innovator in the not-for-profit world, joins Global Impact as Executive Director of the CFCNCA after serving in executive positions at the American Cancer Society for the last 13 years. The CFCNCA is the local campaign for Federal employees in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
As Executive Director, Mr. Lazar will oversee a workplace giving campaign for nearly 350,000 civilian, postal and uniformed Federal employees. In 2010, the campaign generated a record-breaking $67 million in pledges for more than 4,000 participating charities that help people in need in local communities, across the nation and around the world.
“Mr. Lazar is a recognized and accomplished leader in the not-for-profit sector and brings a wealth of fundraising and management expertise to this critical position within Global Impact,” said Renée S. Acosta, President & CEO, Global Impact. “As we move into the ninth consecutive year of managing the CFCNCA, we look forward to the benefit of Mr. Lazar’s capable leadership that will result in help for tens of thousands of people who need it the most.”
Mr. Lazar’s record of accomplishment includes his work at the American Cancer Society, where he held three executive-level positions. Most recently, he was Senior State Vice President for the South Atlantic Division (Washington, DC). From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Lazar was the Regional Vice President of the Greater Bay Area & Redwood Empire Region. Previously, Mr. Lazar was the Executive Director of the San Fernando Valley Area. In these roles, he developed highly successful programs and income strategies for a $120 million income goal.
Mr. Lazar’s range of management experience includes working as the Director of Housing for Argus Community, Inc., an organization in New York City that helps disadvantaged teens and adults. In that capacity, he managed advocacy at the local, state and Federal levels. Mr. Lazar also directed supportive housing for formerly homeless and recruited tenants for low-income tax credit housing projects.
About Global Impact
Global Impact raises funds to meet critical humanitarian needs around the world. Global Impact supports an alliance of 58 U.S. based international charities through innovative partnerships and employee giving programs and provides solutions to meet the unique giving needs of organizations and donors. Additionally, Global Impact distributes charitable donations for some of America’s top corporations and manages two of the world’s largest workplace giving campaigns: the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Areaand the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas. Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.3 billion to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people. Learn more at