Shy Wolf Sanctuary Welcomes Max Costanzo as New Fundraising Manager

Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center is proud to announce Max Costanzo will be joining as the new Fundraising Manager. He will lead the organization’s fundraising efforts and campaigns that will benefit the sanctuary’s education programs and its resident animals. He will look for new opportunities and build new connections that will support the organization’s mission and help meet the desired donation targets for both daily operations and building the new larger facility.


“As a non-profit organization, our donors and community partners keep us alive and running towards our goals. Max’s skills and expertise will be very valuable to raise funds that will aid us in providing the best life and care for these animals with nowhere else to go, while continuing to expand our efforts within the community,” said Deanna Deppen, Executive Director of Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center.


Mr. Costanzo is a dynamic and results-driven fundraising manager who spent the previous two years as a Development Director in the non-profit industry. He has a passion for building relationships with donors and helping them realize their philanthropic goals. He has a proven track record of successfully managing fundraising campaigns and exceeding fundraising targets. He is committed to excellence in all aspects of his work.


He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a degree in Communication and a concentration in Public Relations in 2019 and received his Masters from Georgetown in 2022. Mr. Costanzo also has a background in marketing, which gives him a unique perspective on how to communicate effectively with donors and the wider community. He is a strategic thinker, always looking for new and innovative ways to engage donors and build support.


“Shy Wolf Sanctuary has been a haven for rescued animals for many years. It is a place where animals and humans can build connections, understand each other’s experiences, and heal from their pains. I truly admire the organization’s purpose and am looking forward to growing along with them,” said Max Costanzo.