Fred Scarborough, CFRE, Executive Vice President/Chief Communications and Development OfficerFred Scarborough, CFRE, serves as executive vice president/chief communications and development officer for Arkansas Children’s. Scarborough oversees Public Relations, Communications and Volunteer Engagement. A member of the fundraising profession since 1995, he has achieved an uncommon level of success among his fundraising peers and has helped to secure more than $400 million for the organizations he has served.

Previously, Scarborough served as president of Arkansas Children's Foundation (ACF), senior vice president for Major Gifts – ACHF, director of development for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and director of development for Meals on Wheels (CareLink). Scarborough has served as dean of Major Gifts for the AHP Regional Conference, presented at the National AHP Conference, and served as the keynote speaker at the National Performing Arts Conference by invitation of the American Symphony Orchestra League’s Volunteer Council.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications from the College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri, and a Master of Arts from the Fulbright College of Fine Arts at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.