BAR HARBOR — Lee Bonta began work as the director of development at the Jesup Memorial Library in February.
He most immediately worked as a development consultant based out of Tampa, Fla.
“We are happy to welcome Lee to the Jesup as we start our exciting new chapter of community involvement and growth,” said Ruth A. Eveland, the director of the library. “With more than 30 years of experience as a development professional in several leading nonprofits, Lee will bring his knowledge and expertise as we head into The Next Chapter Capital Campaign, the first such campaign in the library’s 107-year history.”
As a development professional, Bonta has worked for organizations including Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, The Minnesota Orchestra, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation and The Great Lakes Theater Festival.