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A Motivational Breakfast with an Executive Featuring Stuart Sullivan

October 24, 2023

Stuart Sullivan, Chief Development Officer for Shriners Children’s Hospitals moved the room at the Centre Club during the monthly Breakfast with an Executive on October 6th. Stuart enlightened the audience on the importance of doing business with non-profit organizations and how to get involved at the highest level.

We are thankful for Shriners commitment to the community and the amazing impact they have on families across the US.

More about Stuart Sullivan can be viewed below:

Stuart Sullivan is Chief Development Officer for Shriners Hospitals for Children. At Shriners he leads a team of 150 staff raising funds to support the SHC health system providing care for over 140,000 patients annually across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The Shriners fundraising program raises over $500 million annually from more than 1.5 million donors.

Before joining Shriners, Stuart served as Senior Vice President for Graham-Pelton Consulting where he provided strategic counsel for clients such as Bucknell University, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, California Institute of Technology, Atrium Health Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, John Burroughs School, Sacred Heart University, Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, and Norton Healthcare.

Previously, Stuart was the Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. At CHOP, he oversaw all fundraising activities and programs with a staff of 75 professionals and support. The comprehensive development program at CHOP raised more than $100 million annually.

Prior to CHOP, Stuart was Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Temple University. There, he oversaw all development, alumni relations, and marketing/branding for the University. Working with a staff of more than 130, total fundraising at Temple exceeded $50 million annually.

Stuart came to Temple from the University of Pennsylvania where, as Director of Development for Schools and Centers, he was responsible for the management and strategic planning for development offices within 14 of Penn’s 17 schools and resource centers, with combined annual fundraising more than $90 million annually.

Stuart started his career in higher education at Virginia’s Lynchburg College as the Assistant Director of Alumni and Parents Programs. After returning to his alma mater, Roanoke College, he assumed positions of greater responsibility, culminating with his appointment as Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving, a post he held until he moved to Penn in 1997.

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