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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Atlanta, GA – St. Vincent de Paul Georgia, a leading nonprofit organization committed to providing help and hope to neighbors in need, is delighted to announce the appointment of Bea Perdue as Senior Director of Philanthropy and Brian Dooling as Director of Marketing & Communications. Both individuals will be based at the Chamblee Customer Service Center.

As the new Senior Director of Philanthropy, the organization’s head development position, Perdue fills a crucial role that will spearhead the organization’s philanthropic endeavors, foster strategic partnerships, and drive sustainable fundraising efforts to support the organization’s mission and extend its impact.

With over 20 years of combined fundraising and management experience, Perdue brings a wealth of expertise and a proven track record in philanthropic leadership. She most recently led U.S. development efforts at World Reader, and previously held senior philanthropy roles at MedShare, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, and Middle Tennessee State University. Her strategic insights and creative approach to fundraising will play a pivotal role in expanding St. Vincent de Paul Georgia’s impact and enabling the organization to reach even more individuals.

Executive Director Mike Mies shared “We are thrilled to welcome Bea Perdue to our leadership team and have her guide our development efforts. Her passion for driving positive change and cultivating meaningful relationships aligns perfectly with St. Vincent de Paul of Georgia’s commitment to making a difference in the lives of those in need.”

As the new Director of Marketing & Communications, Dooling has a deep understanding of strategic marketing, branding, and communications that will play a pivotal role in advancing the organization’s mission, raising awareness and expanding their reach to better serve the community.

Dooling has extensive knowledge and experience in the marketing and communications field.  He has led numerous campaigns and initiatives for both non-profit and for-profit organizations, most recently in Marketing & Development roles with the Archdiocese of Atlanta.  He will oversee all aspects of marketing and communications, including brand development, membership and volunteer recruitment, digital and traditional marketing efforts, media relations, and public outreach.

Mike Mies, Executive Director, states, “Brian’s expertise in crafting compelling narratives, engaging content, and targeted outreach strategies will be instrumental in elevating St. Vincent de Paul Georgia’s visibility and impact.”

Dooling has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Boston College and an MBA in General Management from Harvard Business School.  He and his wife Lisa have 5 children and reside in Johns Creek, GA.


About St. Vincent de Paul Georgia

With a mission to provide Help and Hope to neighbors in need, St. Vincent de Paul Georgia has been serving individuals, families, and communities across the State since 1903, stabilizing those in crisis and creating paths to self-sufficiency through a focus on Hunger, Housing and Health. St. Vincent de Paul Georgia is one of the oldest, largest, and most trusted State-wide social services safety net organizations in Georgia. For more information or to get involved, please visit


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