by Lisa Lyons
David M. Carter has joined City of Hope as vice president of finance and administration for development and external affairs. His duties will include oversight of prospect research and tracking, donor relations and stewardship, stock/mutual fund and matching gifts processing, and strategic planning and budgeting.
Most recently, Carter served as vice president for finance, treasurer and chief financial officer for the United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund, both founded by media mogul Ted Turner. He also served as associate director in external affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles. Before that, Carter served as a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP, Grant Thornton LLP, and KPMG Peat Marwick LLP.
Carter holds undergraduate and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.
In another recent appointment, Ken Mintzer joined City of Hope as vice president of development. He will manage all Los Angeles- and Orange County-based national and regional industry fundraising programs, including chapters and auxiliary support groups.
Mintzer comes to City of Hope from the Jewish National Fund, where he served as director of the Greater Los Angeles zone. During his nearly 20 years with the Jewish Federation, his positions included assistant executive director for financial resource development for the United Jewish Federation of San Diego County and director of resource development for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
Minzter received his Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and holds a master’s degree in social services administration from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio.