Sarah Fawcett-Lee, FAHP, CFRE
Sarah Fawcett-Lee, FAHP, CFRE, is senior vice president and chief philanthropy officer at Virtua Health—the largest healthcare provider in southern New Jersey. She has spent her entire career as a professional fundraiser, including the past 20 years in healthcare philanthropy. Most recently, she served as regional vice president at MedStar Health based in Maryland, where she was a member of the philanthropy executive team. Sarah was integrally involved in developing MedStar’s progressive physician engagement and grateful patient program. Previously, she was vice president for philanthropy at Mercy Health Services and director of major gifts at Sheppard Pratt Health System—both located in Baltimore.
Sarah earned a master’s degree from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hull, United Kingdom. She is a past president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Maryland Chapter, and has been a faculty member and assistant dean of the Madison Institute since 2014.