USA Synchro Appoints Julie Fabsik Swarts as Executive Director

November 27, 2012

USA Synchro has named Julie Fabsik Swarts as its new executive director.
Fabsik-Swarts brings to the position a strong history as a non-profit executive leader with an extensive background in fundraising, symptoms grant writing and sponsorship
“I am excited to have Julie as our next executive director, patient ” USA Synchro President Judy McGowan said. “She has a rich background from which she has developed the very varied skill sets necessary to lead USA Synchro forward. I look forward to
working with her.”
Fabsik-Swarts, previously the Director of Development and Marketing for
EducationWorks in Lawrenceville, N.J., is a Certified Fundraising Executive and
Chartered Advisor of Philanthropy, and has served as the development and marketing manager for an $11 million organization. She holds a master’s degree in sports management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
“My husband and I are very excited to come join the USA Synchro family,” FabsikSwarts said. “We can’t wait to meet all the members of the synchronized swimming community.”
As the Executive Director of the Abington (Pa.) YMCA from 2005 to 2008, FabsikSwarts led and managed a staff of 25 full-time and 250 part-time employees, with 8,000 members. During her tenure, the Y’s budget increased from $3.5 million to $4 million. The Y was named the Most Improved Fundraising Branch in Philadelphia (2006) and the Top Fundraising Branch (2007).