Bellingrath Gardens and Home has hired Tom Livers as director of development.
He will be responsible for securing and directing all annual and capital gifts for the Bellingrath Gardens and Home Foundation, as well as enhancing the physical campus, programs, outreach and reputation of the gardens and home. Livers previously served as president of Commonsense Fundraising, a consulting firm providing in-depth planning, implementation and management of development campaigns for nonprofit organizations.
In 2004, he was named Outstanding Fundraising Executive of the Year by the Gulf Coast Association of Fundraising Professionals. He also has been nominated twice as Fundraiser of the Year for the International Association of Fundraising Professionals.