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President of Helix Strategies to Accept Shippensburg University’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award

October 21, 2021
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HARRISBURG, Pa. – (October 21, 2021) President of Helix Strategies, LLC, Dr. Ivy Buchan, will receive a 2021 Shippensburg University Alumni Award at the annual Homecoming reception and dinner on Friday, Oct. 22 at 5:00 p.m. in the Tuscarora Room of Reisner Dining Hall.

Buchan’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award recognizes her work in the nonprofit space over the last 21 years. She works with her team at Helix Strategies, which she founded five years ago, to help organizations develop strategic solutions to fundraising and leadership challenges. Over the course of her career, she became an adjunct professor at West Chester University, co-founded two nonprofits, edited three nonprofit textbooks and served on several community boards.

Ivy Buchan is President of Helix Strategies, LLC, which works with organizations to develop strategic solutions to fundraising and leadership challenges for their sustainable success. By working with these boards and leadership teams, Ivy can strengthen their strategic planning, program evaluation, and governance processes.

Helix Strategies, LLC is part of the McNees Strategic Solutions Group, a team of diverse lobbyists, government relations specialists, grassroots professionals and non-profit experts offering government affairs, grassroots advocacy and non-profit consulting services.


McNees is a full-service law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 130 attorneys representing corporations, associations, institutions and individuals. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Harrisburg, Devon, Lancaster, York, State College and Scranton, Pa.; Columbus, Ohio; Frederick, Md.; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network. | @McNeeslaw | LinkedIn


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