Meet the Advancement Team
Debbie Hurd, CFRE
Director of Advancement
Debbie Hurd joined Linden Hall in May of 2021 as the Director of Advancement. Debbie brings over 20 years of experience in non-profit fundraising. She most recently served eight years as the Director of Advancement at Ursuline Academy, a private independent school in Wilmington, DE. Prior to that role, she served as a consultant helping schools, churches, and non-profits raise funds to meet their philanthropic goals. Debbie has extensive experience in fundraising, relationship building, strategic leadership, alumnae relations, and marketing and communications. Throughout her career, Debbie has become a passionate advocate of all girls' programs and is accustomed to working with schools that have long, historic pasts. Debbie lives in Cochranville with her husband, two kids, and two dogs. She enjoys spending time at the Jersey shore with her family.
Communications & Marketing Coordinator
Ian joined the Linden Hall team in late 2022 after several years of working in the real estate industry. Originally from the Delaware Beaches, he has deep family roots in Lancaster County and was thrilled to make Lititz his new home. Ian is a graduate of the University of Delaware (BA '13) and the University of Chicago Divinity School (MA '15), and he brings a deep-seated passion for both education and marketing to our Advancement team.
In his spare time, Ian enjoys hiking, camping, reading, yoga, gardening, bodysurfing, and playing the piano and guitar.
Alumnae Relations and Special Events Coordinator
Taylor Sultzbach joined Linden Hall in the Summer of 2022 as our new Alumnae Relations and Special Events Coordinator. Taylor most recently served as the Customer Visit Coordinator at Armstrong World Industries in Lancaster, PA. Prior to Armstrong, she served as an administrative assistant to her grandparents’ family business. Taylor brings experience in event coordination, fundraising, and academic support. She lives in Mount Joy, PA with her dog, Mack. She enjoys being outdoors at her family cabin, going on runs with her dog, and being a mentor/volunteer for Girls on the Run. Taylor is overjoyed with excitement to start her new career at Linden Hall and can’t wait to get to know our alums.