Gregory Boroff joined amfAR’s staff in
May 2009. Over his 20-year career, Boroff has directed nearly
all aspects of fundraising and marketing. His broad development expertise
includes institutional and individual giving, capital campaigns and special
events. In 2010, Boroff oversaw the creation of the Inspiration series, which raises funds for amfAR while celebrating
men’s fashion in New York City, Los Angeles, São Paulo and Paris.
In 2012, BizBash magazine
named Boroff as one of the 66 most innovative people in the event industry.
Boroff came to amfAR from the Food Bank
For New York City, where he served as Senior Vice President of External
Relations. During his tenure in this position, Boroff raised more than $60
million to help fight hunger in New York City and spearheaded the creation of
the Food Bank’s nationally recognized campaigns and events including Mario
Batali: Roasted, Battered & Fried; Food Network NYC Wine & Food
Festival; The Lunchbox Auction; NYC Goes Orange; CANS Film
Festival; Time Out For Hunger and Can-Do Awards Dinner.
Boroff’s time at Food Bank For New York
City followed positions with Planned Parenthood Federation of America, City
Harvest, and Gay Men's Health Crisis. Prior to his nonprofit career, Mr.
Boroff spent ten years planning and executing high-profile special events in
the for-profit sector.
Boroff serves as Second Vice President
on the Board of Directors of the Council of Protocol Executives and as a
Trustee of the New York Society of Association Executives. He has previously served on the Board of
Directors of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Fundraising
Professionals and as Program Dean of the CAE Career Enrichment Committee
for the New York Society of Association Executives.
Boroff graduated magna cum laude from City College of New York and is
certified as an association executive (CAE) by the American Society of
Association Executives and as a fundraising executive (CFRE) by the Association
of Fundraising Professionals.