Victoria Dietz’s experience covers an array of activities in development, from annual fund work to major gift and corporate development. In her role as vice president for The Curtis Group, she is responsible for a variety of clients’ planning studies, trainings and campaign management, overseeing a client portfolio spanning from Delaware through North Carolina. Victoria specializes in helping her clients strategically grow overall fundraising capacity and has worked with clients and volunteers to raise nearly $250 million in her near decade with the firm.
Prior to joining The Curtis Group, Victoria oversaw corporate and foundation relations for Bon Secours Hampton Roads. Victoria has completed specialized fundraising training through The Advisory Board, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, the Hampton Roads Gift Planning Council, AFP International and Virginia Fund Raising Institute.
A sought-after speaker and presenter, Victoria has served on the faculty of Tidewater Community College’s Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, Charlottesville’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence, the Virginia Fund Raising Institute, and the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, and has also conducted national trainings for DonorSearch, Bloomerang and the YMCA.
Victoria holds a B.A. from The College of William and Mary. She currently serves on the board of the Virginia Association of Museums, is a member of the Giving USA Editorial Review Board and serves on the Business Women’s Giving Circle through the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia. She has also served on the boards of Association of Fundraising Professionals-Hampton Roads chapter, the Hampton Roads Gift Planning Council and the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach. She is the past chair for the Virginia Fund Raising Institute and past steering committee member of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation’s Community Leadership Partners. In 2015 Victoria was selected by Inside Business as a top “40 Under 40” honoree, recognized for both her career and community accomplishments.