I have devoted my professional career to advancing philanthropy and organizational capacity to improve and save lives. By providing strategic direction and leading development efforts at healthcare and educational organizations, I have been instrumental in strategically strengthening operations, building and sustaining infrastructures, and coaching stakeholders to attract and steward transformational giving to their institutions.
Recent Clients Served
- Athenian School
- Hillbrook School
- Mark Day School
- Philips Brooks School
- Saint Hilary School
- San Francisco General Hospital Foundation
- The San Francisco School
- Schools of the Sacred Heart – Convent and Stuart Hall
- Vistamar School
- Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Healthcare, Higher Education, Independent Schools
ABOUT SHOSHANA GRAMMER
Shoshana has devoted her 30-year professional career to advancing the missions and programs of nonprofit organizations by leading teams of volunteers and staff to raise transformative and annual gifts.
Shoshana brings a wealth of expertise in healthcare, higher education, and independent schools to her consulting work. She was Foundation Executive Director of Providence Child Center (Center for Medically Fragile Children) in Portland, Oregon and held Development Director positions at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, California and at the Health Sciences and Medical Center at University of California-Irvine. In addition, she was Western Major and Planned Gifts Director for the American Diabetes Association’s Research Foundation and Western Regional Director for ALSAC/St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Shoshana joins Campbell & Company from Sage Hill School, an independent school in Newport Coast, California. During her more than eight-year tenure as Director of Development, she raised over $20 million in three campaigns to strengthen the endowment and construct a science building and tennis center. She also launched a major donor campaign that raised more than $1 million each year for financial aid, arts, and athletics. Sought after for her skill at executive coaching and board training, Shoshana seeks to:
- Effectively engage volunteers and staff in the campaign process
- Creatively solve problems using excellent analytic and interpersonal skills
- Build strong and sustainable cultures of philanthropy and gratitude
- Create tailor-made plans to strengthen each organization’s mission
Shoshana has also owned her own consulting practice where she conducted development assessments and coached a number of small, local healthcare organizations to help them toward financial sustainability, growth, and efficiency. Shoshana holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in International Relations and Journalism from the American University in Washington, DC. She has two grown children and lives with her husband in the San Francisco Bay Area.