Conversations at the Washington Library is a weekly podcast about early American history and the people who teach it.

Funding Mount Vernon

In this episode, Dr. Joseph Stoltz sits down with Joe Bondi, the Senior Vice President of Development at George Washington's Mount Vernon. The two discuss the challenges and processes behind fundraising for the various projects that keep Mount Vernon running.

Joe Bondi is the Senior Vice President of Development at George Washington's Mount Vernon. Bondi joined Mount Vernon after more than 15 years of fundraising at George Washington University, his alma mater, where he most recently served as Assistant Vice President for Development, Campus & Community. In his previous position, Bondi led the development strategy for university-wide initiatives and played a key role on the Vice President for Development’s leadership group during the university’s $1 billion "Making History Campaign." He previously served in other development and alumni relations roles at George Washington University.

Joseph Stoltz is a historian and the Deputy Director of Leadership Programs at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. He is also the author of A Bloodless Victory: The Battle of New Orleans in History and Memory.

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