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Lucy Frost Lewis named HPA director of advancement

Lucy Frost Lewis (PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHN TAMANAHA)
Lucy Frost Lewis (PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHN TAMANAHA)

Lucy Frost Lewis has been named director of advancement at Hawaii Preparatory Academy. Headmaster Lindsay Barnes recently announced the appointment, which is effective May 1.

Lewis brings more than 20 years of experience leading advancement, development, alumni relations, and capital campaign programs. At Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Lewis will lead the financial development function at the school, including oversight of annual and planned giving, corporate, major gift and capital campaigns, grant research and applications, and special events.

Lewis most recently was director of advancement at ʻIolani School on Oahu, where she was responsible for increasing the capacity and efficiency of the development team and positioning the school to double its Annual Fund and growing its endowment by more than $10 million over the next four years.

Previously, Lewis was senior associate director of principal gifts at Yale University. Prior to that, she served as director of development and alumni relations at Moses Brown School, her alma mater, in Providence, Rhode Island. Before returning to Moses Brown, Lewis worked for 11 years in the alumni and development office at The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey, where she advanced through several positions until being named director of capital programs and principal gifts.

Lewis earned her bachelorʻs degree in English from Tulane University in Louisiana and received an AAS in Interior Design from Parsons School of Design in New York. For more information, visit www.hpa.edu.