March 26 - 28, 2019 / Atlanta, GA

Moderators & Facilitators

The AHP Leading Forward Executive Summit is designed for chief development officers, executive directors, and other executive leaders in health care philanthropy.


Betsy Chapin Taylor, FAHP
Unlocking the Power of Partnerships

Wednesday, March 27 | 8:45 AM

Betsy Chapin TaylorBetsy is president of the health care philanthropy consulting firm Accordant Philanthropy®.  Prior to consulting, she spent 17 years as a chief development officer and foundation president in academic, community, children’s and religious health care organizations. Betsy specializes in leadership engagement in philanthropy, strategic philanthropy planning and implications of the science of gratitude in health care.   

Betsy has authored and edited multiple books on health care philanthropy, including Regionalization and Systemization of Health Care Philanthropy, Transforming Health Care Philanthropy and Redefining Healthcare Philanthropy published by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. She also wrote Healthcare Philanthropy: Advance Charitable Giving to Your Organization’s Missionfrom Health Administration Press, Boards and Philanthropy: Developing the Next Curve Revenue Source for Health Care from the American Hospital Association and Advancing the CEO’s Role in Healthcare Philanthropy published by the American College of Healthcare Executives. In addition, her work has been featured in national trade publications for philanthropy and health care management including Healthcare ExecutiveTrusteeH&HN Daily, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Modern Healthcare, Becker’s Hospital Review, BoardRoom Press, Healthcare Philanthropy Journal, Chief Executive Officer, Health Facilities Management and more.  

In addition to leading Accordant Philanthropy®, Betsy is a faculty member for the American College of Healthcare Executives and a speaker with the American Hospital Association’s Speaker’s Express.

Betsy holds an MBA from the University of Georgia and an MS of Journalism from Columbia University in New York. She has achieved the highest level of certification in health care philanthropy as a Fellow of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy.

Jim Lyddy
Transforming a Foundation from Administering Community Grants to a Public Charity

Wednesday, March 27 | 9:30 AM

Jim LyddyFor nearly four decades, Jim Lyddy has provided senior level leadership to healthcare and higher education institutions and has provided services to many nonprofit organizations in a consulting capacity.

Prior to starting his consulting career, Jim served as Chair, Department of Development, with Mayo Clinic, where he was responsible for the leadership of the philanthropic program and the management of the Department of Development. Jim joined Mayo in February 2005 as Associate Chair, Department of Development, becoming Vice Chair in 2006 and Chair in 2007. Jim’s signature accomplishment at Mayo was to help design and successfully manage a $1.25 billion five-year campaign.

In addition to his work in healthcare, Jim has had a wealth of experience in the higher education sector. Jim was Senior Vice President for University Advancement at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey before joining Marquette University in Milwaukee, where he served as Vice President for University Advancement. At Marquette, Jim was responsible for helping to design and successfully implementing a $300 million comprehensive campaign.

Prior to his work with Marquette, Jim was Vice President for Institutional Advancement with Sacred Heart University in Connecticut and served as Vice President for University Relations with Seattle University.

Jim began his career in higher education advancement at Georgetown University, where he was Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President of University Relations. Jim held a variety of positions with Georgetown, including serving as Assistant Director of Admissions.

Jim holds a doctor of philosophy degree in higher education administration from The Catholic University of America, a master’s degree in teaching from Fairfield University, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University

Mark McCampbell
How Gratitude Can Increase Patient Satisfaction and Clinician Engagement

Wednesday, March 27 | 10:30 AM

Mark McCampbell headshotMark leads appraisal, assessment, analysis and planning processes as a strategic partner to development teams, executives and health systems. Mark is committed to this comprehensive approach, identifying strengths and opportunities, assets and effectiveness in teams and helping to create near-term change that produces long-term transformation.

With more than 36 years of experience in a wide range of development leadership positions, Mark has worked with leaders in health care, higher education, arts, human services and faith-based institutions to help organizations prepare and take steps toward the next level of growth. He is active in various fundraising professional organizations, community non-profits and boards and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive.

Mark’s mission is “to identify needs and resources and put them together so that people are helped and communities are improved.”

Page Bullington
Mergers and Acquisitions in Philanthropy

Wednesday, March 27 | 11:15 AM

Page BullingtonAs President and General Manager, Page oversees the overall business strategy, company sales, marketing and partner development for Blackbaud Healthcare Solutions.

Joining Blackbaud in 2007, Page Bullington served as a strategic fundraising consultant in the Target Analytics division. Since then, she has held several key leadership roles including Director of Professional Services and Support, as well as Director of Solution Management and Marketing. Among her accomplishments are conceptualizing and launching Fundraising Essentials, the Principal Giving Solution and the Grateful Patient Solution. Prior to Blackbaud, Page was Grants Director for Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston, SC, specializing in grant writing and corporate gift funding. Her background also includes work with The National Beta Club, United States Congress, Corporate DevelopMint and the Joseph P. Riley Institute for Public Policy. She has extensive experience working in the nonprofit industry, specifically with educational, healthcare and political organizations. Her expertise centers on fundraising analytics, membership development, major gift and principal gift fundraising, patient fundraising and grants-based funding initiatives.

Page has a Masters of Public Administration from the College of Charleston with a concentration in nonprofit management, and a BA in English Literature from the Honors College of Winthrop University. She is also board member for HALOS of Charleston and the Palmetto Military Support Group.


Angelique S.C. Grant
Diversity and Inclusion in Advancement: Changing Behaviors and Outcomes

Wednesday, March 27 | 12:30 PM

Angelique GrantAngelique S. C. Grant, Senior Consultant and Certified Diversity Recruiter, has worked in the field of advancement for over 22 years, most recently serving as Assistant Vice President for Development at Florida International University in Miami, where she oversaw the fundraising efforts for eight Colleges and museums during the university’s $750 million campaign. Previously, she served as the College of Medicine’s Assistant Vice President of Development and Assistant Dean of Medical Advancement at FIU.

She has also held fundraising positions at the University of Miami, Princeton University, and Washington State University and was a communications instructor at WSU and an adjunct faculty member at UM. She has expertise in medical development fundraising, building teams and strategic development.

She was a Fulbright Scholar and holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration, specializing in institutional advancement, an M.A. in communication from Washington State University and a B.S. in journalism from Florida A&M University.

Donna Bandelloni
Speaking the Same Language: How Hospital Finance and Foundation Build a Stronger Relationship

Wednesday, March 27 | 1:15 PM

Donna BandelloniDonna is a senior consulting associate for Heaton Smith Group.   Prior to joining Heaton Smith, Donna served as director of gift planning for leading health care organizations including the Lucille Packard Foundation for Children’s Healthcare and the California Pacific Medical Center Foundation. In addition, Donna served as senior director and director of charitable gifts for world-leading financial institutions for more than 25 years, including Merrill Lynch Trust, Wells Fargo Charitable Management and Mellon Financial, and successfully expanded their charitable services to the nonprofit sector. 

Donna serves on the board of the American Council on Gift Annuities and is a former board member of the Northern California Planned Giving Council, San Francisco.  Memberships include the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, American Council on Gift Annuities, Marin Estate Planning Council, UCONN: Neag School of Education, Dean’s Advisory Board and Women’s Philanthropy Forum. 

Donna and her husband are new residents of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 

Cohort Facilitators

Beth Morgante

Hospice/Longterm Care Cohort

Beth Morgante
Vice President, Philanthropy
Sharp HealthCare

Grant Sterling

Children's Hospital Cohort

Grant Stirling Ph.D.
Executive VP and Chief Development Officer
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation

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Community Hospital Cohort

Jessica McClain
Vice President & Chief Philanthropic Officer
Martin Health Foundation

Lisa Bielamowicz

System Level Leadership Cohort

Lisa Bielamowicz, MD
Co-Founder and President
Gist Healthcare LLC

Randy Varju

System Level Leadership Cohort

Randy Varju
President - Advocate Aurora Health Foundations
Chief Development Officer - Advocate Aurora Health

Shannon Duval

System Level Leadership Cohort

Shannon Duvall
Senior Vice President of Philanthropy
CommonSpirit Health

Mark Larkin

Hospital Level Leadership Cohort

Mark Larkin
Boca Rotan Regional Hospital Foundation

John Drake

Hospital Level Leadership Cohort

John Drake
Baylor Scott & White Health Foundation